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Vacancy Details

Attendance Officer

Kingsford Community School
Scale 5
Kingsford Community School
Working Pattern:
Term Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
25/07/2018 at 09:00 AM
Kingsford Community School

Attendance Officer

National Joint Council (NJC) Scale 5

36 hours per week – Term Time Only

Commencing: September 2018  

This vibrant 11-16 school with a roll of 1500 students has excellent facilities in all subject areas. Kingsford Community School is committed to high quality inclusive education for students of whom over fifty per cent are multi-lingual.                                                                       

The school has achieved a range of nationally accredited awards and was rated by Ofsted in 2017 as Good with Outstanding Leadership and Behaviour.

The purpose of the attendance officer is to oversee and facilitate excellent attendance across the school. The post holder will deal with pupils, parent and external agencies in collaboration with school leaders as well as ensure that statutory school attendance requirements are fulfilled, along with associated meetings and communications. The post holder may also be required to prepare information for legal proceedings. The post holder should have excellent ICT skills (SIMS experience is desirable) and be able to produce detailed reports for leadership team members when required. 

For this post, we are looking to appoint someone who has:

Experience of working with young people
A minimum of 2 years' experience working within an educational or similar setting
A high level of confidence in working with Microsoft packages and SIMS
We can offer    

• A committed, supportive and successful team

• Encouragement for professional development, innovation and creativity

The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification in order to be considered for the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Kingsford Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in accordance with DFE Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment regulations. The school expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For any further enquiries regarding this vacancy, please visit our website http://www.kingsfordschool.org.uk/ or email our recruitment team at: recruitment@kingsford.newham.sch.uk or telephone on 020 7476 4700.

The closing date for receiving completed application forms is 9.00 a.m. on 25th July 2018.    

“Seeking excellence, success & opportunity in an inspiring community where students and learning come first”

A fully inclusive school in the heart of the redeveloping Docklands region of East London 

Head Teacher Joan Deslandes MA 


Equal Opportunities

The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.

How to apply

Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.

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