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Attendance Officer - Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

What is the job role?

Cardinal Wiseman School, based in Coventry has a vacancy for an Attendance Officer to join our school attendance team.   Our attendance team supports students whose education is at risk due to attendance related issues.    The successful candidate will monitor attendance and support parents and students with any issues impacting this to reduce persistent absence.   Some home visits may be necessary and the candidate must have access to their own transport.

Salary: £19,499 to £24,385 actual salary

Hours: 37 hours a week, Monday – Thursday 08:30am – 4:30pm and Fridays 08:30am – 4:00pm  term time only plus 5 teacher training days

We can offer:

• A proactive and innovative school with a committed team and a strong Catholic ethos

• An excellent opportunity for the appointee to further develop his/her career. We are committed to providing excellent CPD opportunities for all staff

• A warm and welcoming atmosphere

• Outstanding Local Government Pension Scheme

The successful candidate will:

• Have good organisational and time keeping skills

• Good interpersonal skills including mediation and conflict resolution

• Demonstrable awareness of legislation relating to school attendance and safeguarding

• Experience of working in an educational or social care setting with young people

Whilst being a Catholic is not a requirement, you must be willing to support the Catholic life and ethos in our academies.

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date:  Tuesday 28th November 2022 at 12 noon

Please see below an application pack available to download.  Application forms should be returned to HR at

Who are we looking for?

Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

Coventry City Council

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