THE DETAILS:
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 05 December, 2023 12:00 AM

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Attendance Officer - Milford Haven School

Pembrokeshire County Council
Job Description

Grade 5 - £24,294 for 16 hours per week term time only for 45.8 weeks per annum equating to £8,468.39 pro rata rising

Milford Haven School is seeking a part time attendance officer to work from 7.30am to 11.30am, Mon - ThursTerm Time only.

The Attendance Officer will oversee attendance procedures for both staff and pupils ensuring that official registers are maintained accurately. Working alongside the Deputy Head Teacher and Local Authority to improve attendance levels.

We are delighted to share the positive statements from our recent Estyn inspection and strengthen our support team. Estyn stated that "The school has refined and strengthened its wellbeing provision and this has had a positive impact on behaviour, attitudes to learning and attendance. This in turn has reinforced the schools high expectations of behaviour and attendance."

We wish to build on this report and are seeking a competent Attendance Officer with high expectations that will support us in continuing our improvement journey. We are also proud that in " most lessons, pupils develop their skills and subject knowledge well."

We work hard to help grow caring, thoughtful and passionate pupils who are proud of themselves and the community they live in. We are so very pleased that ESTYN recognised this in their report, commenting specifically on, "The sense of a close and supportive community and team ethos are strong aspects of life at Milford Haven School," this is all thanks to the incredible hard work of our pupils, staff and wider school family.

Milford Haven is situated on the beautiful Pembrokeshire coast in an area where housing is inexpensive and the quality of life is second to none. We are an 11-16 school with over 1090 pupils on roll and is continuing to increase in future years.

Closing Date – Tuesday 5 th Dec 2023.

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Support & Additional Info
  • Please contact the Recruitment Team as early as possible if you're unable to apply online or require support by emailing recruit@pembrokeshire.gov.uk.
  • Please note, we have a legal obligation to consider employees for suitable alternative employment if their posts are at risk; therefore prior consideration will be given to existing employees who meet the person specification and are registered on our redeployment pool.

Welsh language skills are not necessary. Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.