Position title
School Attendance Officer

Unique School Solutions are seeking to recruit an experienced Student Attendance Officer for a secondary school in South Sheffield to start in September 2022.

This is a full-time position Monday - Friday (term time only) to start in September 2022. This is a long-term position initially for 12 weeks with the strong possibility of becoming permanent following the successful completion of this period.

The role of the Attendance Officer

· Contribute to raising achievement by improving school attendance.

· Providing a specialist service to assist the school in meeting their obligations and targets in relation to school attendance, especially persistent absence.

· Promote positive attitudes by students and families towards education and to ensure that parents are made fully aware of their statutory responsibilities.

· Make unsupervised contact with families in their own homes and elsewhere to assess the reasons impacting on the attendance of individual students, facilitating their return or access to regular full-time education provision.

· Establish and develop a professional service to support the school in raising attendance,

· Establishing the reason for non- attendance, make assessments and agree a plan for facilitating a return to school using appropriate strategies within specified timescales.

The ideal candidate

  • Experience of working in a school
  • Experience of working with young people.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of SIMS (Schools Information Management System
  • Attention to detail and a good level of numeracy
  • Strong ICT skills, including the use of spreadsheets
  • Knowledge and understanding of school policies and procedures
  • Ability to relate well to colleagues and students and parents / members of the public
  • A professional manner
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Flexibility in approach to completion of work

By working with Unique School Solutions, you will benefit from:

· The support of an experienced team of specialist consultants

· The opportunity to gain permanent employment after 12 weeks

· Competitive daily rates of pay from day 1

· Access to our Team Unique Staff Room where you can gain advice, support, and friendships with other USS members

· The opportunity for permanent employment

This position will require you to complete our stringent vetting procedure which includes (in brief) a face-to-face registration, professional references and Enhanced DBS.

Please note Unique School Solutions are acting as an employment agency on behalf of our school client. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Employment Type
Full-time, Part-time
Beginning of employment
September 2022
Duration of employment
Temp - Perm
Job Location
Working Hours
Monday- Friday 8:30- 3:30
Base Salary
£90 Per day
Date posted
June 23, 2022
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