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Attendance Support Administrator

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Term-time only (Temporary)
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
13/02/2020
Advert End Date:
24/02/2020 08:00
Salary:
£4,174 Annually
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
195957
Employment Location:
Guisborough
Closing date:
24 Feb
Further Information

Attendance Support Administrator
10 hours per week
Term Time Only - Temporary for 2 terms only

Laurence Jackson School is a large secondary school serving the town of Guisborough and surrounding communities. We take great pride in the achievements of all of our children, staff and Governors.

We have:

• A positive and caring ethos and working atmosphere
• Friendly children, eager to learn and achieve
• A committed, enthusiastic and supportive staff team
• Excellent support from the Governing Body, the staff and parents

We seek to appoint a School Administrator to provide administrative support for the attendance office of the school, reporting to the Associate Assistant Head teacher. The position is temporary for an initial period of 6 months and is available immediately.

With an NVQ level 2 or equivalent in a relevant discipline and previous clerical/administrative experience, you should have good communication and IT skills. The school’s management information system is SIMS and we use School Comms as our main method of communication with parents/carers.

Your key responsibilities will include:

• Making and receiving phone calls and enquiries from pupils, parents/carers about absences
• Completing attendance registers and recording reasons for absence
• Making contact parents/carers regarding absence from school
• Liaising with the pastoral team to provide support for students where required
• Providing general administrative support for the school

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Denise Harrison, Trust HR Officer on 01642 352570

Laurence Jackson School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance.

Further information about the role and an application form are available to download alternatively please visit www.valt.org.uk and send your completed application to:

Mrs D Harrison, Trust HR Officer, Egglescliffe School, Urlay Nook Road, Eaglescliffe, Stockton on Tees. TS16 0LA or email to: vacancies@valt.org.uk

Interviews will be held: Week commencing 2nd March 2020