Part-time Attendance Officer (Maternity Cover)

Job Roles:
Office and Administrative Officer, Other - schools related roles
Organisation Type:
Secondary Education
Secondary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Part Time
Subject Area:
Contract Term:
Maternity Cover
Salary Description:
£22,218 per annum FTE (Actual Salary for part-time hours £10,179 per annum)
8th Feb 2018
Start Date:
Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich
Job Ref:

Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich opened in September 2009 and is part of the Outstanding Harris Federation. Our vision is clear: nothing is impossible and everything is possible, irrespective of personal characteristics or background. Every problem has a solution. We believe we are more robust, resilient and determined as a team than as a group of individuals. We support, challenge and hold each other to account at all levels within the academy to ensure that our students achieve their potential, are motivated, engaged and fully prepared for life beyond our academy. The academy’s specialisms are Enterprise and Sport with a ‘can-do’ ethos of always improving upon your personal best. We have now reached our full capacity of 750 students across Years 7 to 11 and we work in partnership with Harris Federation Post 16. In 2017, we achieved a Progress 8 score of +0.76, which places us in the top 6% of schools nationally.

We are looking to recruit a part-time Student Attendance Officer to provide maternity cover within our team at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich.

About you:

With experience working in schools and, ideally, knowledge of CMIS, you will have excellent organisational skills and attention to detail. You should have excellent listening and communication skills and sensitivity in complex situations, and be able to quickly gain and maintain credibility and rapport with managers and staff across the academy.

Your role:

The purpose of this role is to ensure all attendance and punctuality targets and requirements are met, sharing and supporting the academy’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth.

Your role will include:

•Managing the attendance line, ensuring daily attendance information is entered onto the system
•Establishing reason for absences and follow up on poor attendance/punctuality including telephone calls, texting, letters and home visits
•Ensuring all class registers are completed and fire registers are up-to-date
•Liaising with Reception on a daily basis to obtain sign in/out sheets
•Issuing Authorisation Leave Passes according to academy procedures
•Logging and file medical evidence on CMIS
•Logging all late detentions in accordance with academy Attendance and Punctuality Policy

For a full list of responsibilities and a person specification, please download the Candidate Information Pack.

Why work at Harris Boys' Academy East Dulwich?

•A school in the top 5% in England and Wales, and the number seven boys' comprehensive school, for student progress
•Judged 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, we combine the traditional values of discipline, respect and good behaviour with contemporary best practice in teaching, learning and technology
•Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development
•Generous Harris rewards and benefits

For more information, please contact the school on 020 8299 5300 or

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich
Tel: 020 8299 5300
Contact: HR

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