Attendance Officer

  • 35 hours per week, Term time only + 10 days
  • Salary range - Grade 6 (£24,657 to £28,221)
  • Location - Manchester
  • Closing date - November 30, 2018
Job description

Required as soon as possible.

We are seeking an exceptional individual who is positive, efficient, innovative and highly organised to fulfil the role of the attendance officer. The post holder will work as part of a team to ensure that every pupil is supported to achieve excellent attendance and have experience of working within an attendance team.

You will have outstanding interpersonal skills, exceptional communication and IT skills and a working knowledge of SIMs. Working as part of a team you will ensure that all students can achieve excellent attendance so that they can both access the curriculum and be successful. The attendance officer will engage with students and their parents/carers and work in partnership with them, addressing any factors that may be impacting on a pupil’s attendance, as well as being able to liaise with multi-agency partners where necessary.

Our core co-operative values define us. Every member of staff in our academy follows our ‘Ways of Being’;

  • Do what matters most
  • Be yourself, always
  • Show you care
  • Succeed together

And these underpin both our internal and external communications.

We are a large campus set in nine acres of urban woodland and the learning spaces incorporate state of the art ICT, media and performance spaces. This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational and creative individual to play a crucial role in the Academy and be part of the Co-op Academies Trust, one of the top performing multi-academy Trusts in the country.

Application form, job description and person specification are available from our academy website:

Completed applications should be returned to the Academy by email to by 3pm on Friday 30th November 2018.

Interviews will be held week commencing 3rd December 2018.

To arrange a visit or for an informal chat, please contact Debbie on 0161 681 1592 option 2


Co-op North Manchester is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the DBS. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Applicants who are not contacted during this period may assume that they have not been successful but are thanked for their interest. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants who are not called for interview.

The Co-operative Academies Trust has a fantastic benefits package including discount gym memberships, childcare vouchers, healthcare packages and co-operative discount offers.

The Co-operative Academies Trust is an aware employer and is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked offers.

If you feel you have the passion and drive and are committed to our vision of excellence, then we look forward to receiving your application.

Closing Date – Friday 30th November 2018 at 3pm              

Interviews – Week commencing 3rd December 2018

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