Attendance Promotion Officer / Cover Administrator

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/03/2019 12:00
Grade 5, £19,554 - £21,589
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Sedgefield Community College
Closing date:
25 Mar
Further Information

Required for April 2019 or sooner
37 hours per week / Term Time Only

We are looking to appoint with effect from April 2019 an appropriately skilled individual to take on the role of Attendance Promotion Officer / Cover Administrator. The person appointed will, working alongside our outstanding pastoral team, take a lead role in Sedgefield Community College’s strategy to improve the attendance levels of its students. In addition, the post holder will manage the college process of providing replacements for absent staff.

The person appointed must demonstrate excellent communication, organisational and admin/ICT skills, whilst being flexible and adaptable to the needs of the job. In addition, the post holder will be expected to work proactively and independently as well as being an effective team member. Full details of the post are included in the job description.

As one of the few North East secondary schools to be recently judged by OFSTED as ‘outstanding’, Sedgefield offers applicants a fantastic opportunity to further develop their career working alongside aspirational students and a committed, talented and happy staff team.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure and Barring Service check.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people / vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the “disqualification by association” declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this declaration.

This role is customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Application materials are available from the school website Applicants should complete an application form and indicate through a letter (no more than one side of A4) how their experience to date has prepared them for this role and how they would ensure future success. Completed applications are to be returned to

The school welcomes informal discussion; please contact Penny Walmsley (Headteacher’s P.A.) in the first instance should you wish to take up this option. (Tel; 01740 617777).

The closing date for applications is: Monday 25th March 2019 (12 Noon)
Interviews to be held on: Week Commencing 25th March 2019

Essential Qualifications: Level 3 qualification in an appropriate subject plus 4 GCSE’s Grade A-C (including English and Mathematics or equivalent)

Sedgefield Community College
Hawthorn Road,
County Durham,
TS21 3DD

Telephone: 01740 617777

Please note
This job is closed for applications.