Attendance Officer

35 hours per week, Term Time plus INSET

Actual Salary: £14,820 – £15,418

Permanent contract – required to start as soon as possible

We are looking to appoint an Attendance Officer to ensure that Poltair School discharges its duties concerning attendance and the welfare of children. The appointed person will take a pro-active role in improving attendance levels for all students, with particular attention to vulnerable groups including Pupil Premium and SEND. You will need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships with students, staff and parents/carers.

Poltair School is looking for an exceptional person who believes that all students are capable of success and should have equal access to a wide range of opportunities.  Poltair is a welcoming, vibrant and fulfilling place to work. We pride ourselves on our strong values, supporting and encouraging students to embrace their learning and reach increasingly higher standards of achievement through precisely planned and well-resourced teaching in addition to a strong pastoral ethos.  The successful candidate will work closely with the wider Pastoral Team- including Heads of Year, Pastoral Managers and Tutors. The Pastoral Team have a wide range of experience and work exceptionally well together to provide effective support for all of our young people and ensure they can access their true potential.

This is an exciting time to join our large and dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and eight primary schools, with a Free School (primary) to open in September 2021.

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Gemma Owens, Assistant Headteacher, by telephone on 01726 874520. 

For full details, including how to apply, please visit

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing Date:       9.00am Monday 21st September 2020

Interview Date:    Week commencing 28th September 2020