Attendance Welfare Officer vacancy

We are looking for a dedicated person to ensure the overall efficient day-to-day administration of Attendance across the school, ensuring that students are attending and barriers to learning and attendance are addressed and reduced. You will be responsible for dealing with staff, students parents and external agencies, as well as dealing with registers, absence calls, follow-ups and meetings with external agencies.

Job Term Permanent
Appointment type Full Time
Hours per week 35
Weeks per year 39
Salary Grade D: £9.78 – £10.12 per hour (£10.14 – £11.41 per hour from 01/04/209) pro-rata
Closing date 15/03/2019
Interview date TBC

Tiverton High School is an innovative and successful school situated within easy reach of Exmoor and the North Devon coast. We have over 1200 students aged 11-16 on role and have a genuinely comprehensive intake. Our philosophy is grounded on the belief that ‘we are here to help children succeed: it’s that simple’.

From 1st January 2017, Heathcoat Primary School, Rackenford C of E (VA) Primary School and Tiverton High School have joined together in a new federation. This is called “The Federation of Tiverton Schools”. The formation of a Federation will enable the three schools to build on collaborative and supportive work that has already taken place. The Federation will be tailored to the needs of our schools and communities to provide the best experience for all children and young people.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required.

If you are willing to go the extra mile and share our ambition to provide an outstanding education to fantastic children, then we would welcome your application.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact us on 01884 256655 to arrange this. For further information or for an application pack please telephone Meg Hepworth on 01884 256655 or email mhepworth@tiverton.devon.sch.uk.