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Attendance and Admissions Officer job vacancy in Stratford

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£80 to £100 per day
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Consultant name:
Bryan Woods
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Attendance and Admissions Officer job vacancy in Stratford, Temporary position

Admissions and Attendance Officer

Stratford, East London

September 2018

ITN Mark Education is recruitng an Admissions and Attendance Officer for a primary school in Stratford, east London.

The role will involve supporting the office manager in the general running of the school office and undertake administrative procedures associated with the admissions and transfer of pupils between schools. For the attendance element of the role you will be working alongside key school staff and the Education Welfare Service to reduce levels of unauthorised absence and promote whole school attendance strategies and to work with children and families to improve levels of attendance.

A working knowledge of SIMS and the admissions process would be desirable, but not essential.

The ideal candidate for the role will have:-

  • Excellent telephone manner and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including a 'Can-do' attitude.
  • High level of Word Processing and IT skills (Excel, Power point, Office, etc)
  • The ability to work under pressure, including maintaining a positive attitude, in a demanding and busy environment
  • Well organised and experienced in all aspects of administration and capable of working on their own initiative
  • Monitoring and prioritising work in an effective and efficient manner

Attendance Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain accurate student attendance and lateness records on a daily basis.
  • Follow up student absences and lateness by telephone and/or via text message/email, on a daily basis with guidance from relevant colleagues, making appropriate referrals.
  • Register late students.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with all students, parents/carers, colleagues and other professionals.
  • Report any welfare and/or child protection concerns as per the school policies and procedures.
  • Identify and implement intervention strategies to address poor attendance and celebrate excellent attendance.

Admissions Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To be key person responsible for pupil admissions in accordance with the LA/school admissions policy
  • To manage the procedures relating to pupil transfers in accordance with school/LA policy.
  • To be responsible for managing and maintaining with regard to all pupil records
  • To manage an effective daily liaison with the other office staff to ensure all relevant information is entered into Attendance and Admissions and to ensure these systems are up-to-date and correct. To be wholly responsible for the admissions process for the school, acting as the school's Admissions Officer, (including Nursery and Reception intake, mid-term admissions and leavers including CTFs, waiting lists, transfer to high school etc)

Interviews for the role are taking place immediately. To be considered please contact ITN Mark today.

ITN Mark Education is an Equal Opportunities Employer. ITN Mark Education is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.