Attendance & Welfare Officer

Employer: The Rudheath Senior Academy
Salary: National Joint Council Pay Scales. Salary competitive Negotiable for the right candidate.
Location: The Rudheath Senior Academy
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time/Term Time
Hours: 37 hours per week. 37 hours per week. 39 weeks per year. Term Time + INSET Days..
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 27/11/2023 at 09:00
Reference: SEC/23/260801

School is not easy for every child, and missing school can put children off learning, cause anxiety, and make school feel more challenging than it needs to be.

As the school’s Attendance & Welfare Officer, you will be responsible for working with families and colleagues alike to provide operational and administrative support to promote whole school attendance strategies.

Rudheath Senior Academy is looking to appoint an experienced person who can contribute to improving attendance levels and reduce persistent absence. We are looking for a candidate who can relate well to our families, children and staff, to help create a strong attendance culture. This person will be a key home liaison and work with families and children to support good attendance to school.

You must be competent with undertaking the administration of attendance data, maintaining constructive relationships with parents/carers when exchanging information and conducting home visits within the community. Regardless of how difficult school may be for some children, every child has a right to reach their true potential. With your support, they will overcome the challenges they face.

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How to apply

Thank you for your interest in our job vacancy. Please complete the application as fully as possible and explain any gaps in your employment history. We would like to understand more about how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the job description and person specification for the role.

Should you wish to apply for the post, please complete our online application form which is accessed via the vacancies page of the school website (, and send this to

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