Attendance Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/08/2018 23:59
Grade 6, £20,541 - £23,111 pro rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Wellfield School
Closing date:
17 Aug
Further Information

Required for September 2018
30 hours per week - Term Time Only

The Governors of this vibrant and successful school are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and highly motivated person for the post of Attendance Officer. The successful candidate will be required to maintain and improve pupil attendance and support pupils and their families to this end. Candidates should have a level 4 qualification in a relevant area, plus 5 GCSE’s at A*-C, including English and Maths and a full driving licence or access to means of mobility support.

Application packs are available via the school website or from Miss S Cockroft at the school (

Wellfield was judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in June 2018.

As part of BSF the school has undergone an £8.5 million refurbishment so facilities are state of the art. Situated only 8 miles to the east of Durham City the school is well located for access to the A19 and A1(M). It is also within comfortable driving distance of affordable housing and areas of outstanding natural beauty.

Where our roles are 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.

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. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment to this post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service).

Essential Qualifications:
• Level 4 qualification in relevant area
• 5 GCSE’s at grade C and above, including English and maths, or equivalent qualifications
• Full driving licence or access to means of mobility support
• Experience of working with children (either paid or unpaid capacity) preferably in an education setting.
• Good ICT skills

Closing date: Friday 17th August 2018
Interview date: Week beginning 27th August

Wellfield School
North Road East,
Co Durham
TS28 5AX

Telephone: 01429 838783

Please note
This job is closed for applications.