Attendance & Safeguarding Officer – Cardinal Wiseman School Temporary contract to cover maternity leave

The Romero Catholic Academy based in Coventry has a vacancy for an Attendance & Safeguarding Officer to join our school attendance team on a temporary contract to cover a colleagues maternity leave.    Our attendance team supports students whose education is at risk due to attendance related issues.    The successful candidate will monitor attendance and support parents and students with any issues impacting this to reduce persistent absence.

Salary                 £21,589 – £26,999 pro rata to term time working

Hours:                37 hours a week, Monday – Thursday 08:30am – 4:30pm and Fridays 08:30am – 4:00pm  term time only plus 5 teacher training days

We can offer:

  • A proactive and innovative school with a committed team and a strong Catholic ethos
  • An excellent opportunity for the appointee to further develop his/her career. We are committed to providing excellent CPD opportunities for all staff
  • A warm and welcoming atmosphere
  • Outstanding Local Government Pension Scheme

The successful candidate will:

  • Have good organisational and time keeping skills
  • Good interpersonal skills including mediation and conflict resolution
  • Demonstrable awareness of legislation relating to school attendance and safeguarding
  • Experience of working in an educational or social care setting with young people

Whilst being a Catholic is not a requirement, you must be willing to support the Catholic life and ethos in our academies.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: Monday 13th July 2020

Application forms should be returned to HR at 




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