Attendance Support Assistant

  • Term Time Only + 5 days
  • Salary range - Grade 4 points 7-11, £16,763 - £18,145 (actual)
  • Location - Co-op Academy Manchester
  • Closing date - May 20, 2019
Job description

Required ASAP and/or September 2019

Due to growth, we are seeking to appoint two Attendance Support Assistants to work as part of our outstanding Attendance Team. The successful candidates will contribute to developing and delivering a professional and efficient service for students and families in order to promote good attendance and, in doing so, help them overcome barriers to learning. This is a key position in a supportive and forward-thinking academy which offers the successful candidate the opportunity to make a real difference to students’ lives.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and tenacious person to join the team who has good organisational skills, a good eye for detail, a good sense of humour and personal resilience. You will be joining an academy that has a sustained outstanding record for attendance, coming in the top 1% of all schools nationally for the past two years. The role is varied and includes administration, liaising with staff, students and families and making home visits. We welcome applications from candidates who can start as soon as possible, as well as candidates looking for a September start.

Co-op Academy Manchester is the city’s most improved school and boasts a state of the art building and fantastic facilities. Our core values of fairness, ambition and respect drive all that we do to ensure the highest quality outcomes for every student. If you have the passion, drive and skills to help develop our outstanding attendance service, we want to hear from you!

“Co-op Academies Trust, as an aware employer 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 to the Trust on its behalf”.

Please download full details and an application form below and return to Mrs S Stephenson, c/o Co-op Academy Manchester, Plant Hill Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester M9 0WQ. Alternatively e-mail to or telephone 0161 795 3005.

Please note – the academy cannot accept a CV as a form of application.

Closing Date – 12 noon, Monday 20 May 2019

Interviews – Friday 24 May 2019