Appointment of Attendance Manager Full Time, Term Time +15, Actual Salary £29,419 to £32,996 pa
Required for September 2020, Permanent
Kenton School is a vibrant and inclusive secondary school at the heart of the community in which we serve. With just 1800 students, we are amongst the largest schools in the North East. However, despite our size we pride ourselves on retaining a family atmosphere and in ensuring that we cater for the needs of all our students, recognising their special gifts or talents.
At Kenton we are passionate about providing the very best education possible for young people in our city, our region and nationally and our strong and committed team share our vision of ensuring all our students not only reach their potential but that they are confident, happy and resilient students who treat each other with compassion and respect.
With a large, diverse school comes some challenges, and ensuring student attendance stays above national and regional benchmarks is a key priority for us. A vacancy has arisen within our attendance team for a strong and committed manager to drive whole school attendance strategies to ensure sustained improvements.
If you are the person we are looking for you will possess:
· A proven track record undertaking pastoral work in a secondary school environment, ideally in attendance.
· The ability to analsye and interpret data to inform practice.
· Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to challenge robustly and professionally.
· The ability to effectively lead a team of professionals and work with other stakeholders and multi-agencies.
· A determined approach with the creativity to develop and deliver new strategies and approaches to secure good attendance across all year groups.
In return Kenton School offers fantastic developmental possibilities due to its size, facilities and a forward thinking management.
If you feel you have the experience, skills and attributes to succeed as part of our team, please complete the online form via www.tes.com/jobs/ selecting ‘Quick Apply’ or download an application form from our website www.kenton.newcastle.sch.uk and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 13 July 2020
This is a re-advertisement, previous applications will automatically be considered, there is no need to re-apply.
Kenton Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all our schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.