Attendance Officer

£110 - £150 per day
All Inner London, Inner London - South West
Long term
Start date: February 2024

Do you have experience overseeing attendance at school level? We are currently looking for an Attendance Officer to join a dedicated team. The role is likely to suit somebody seeking to develop in a school environment with attendance related experience.

We are working with a large secondary school situated in the Battersea area of the London Borough of Wandsworth who are seeking to appoint an Attendance Officer. This role will commence as soon as possible for the successful applicant with the poteni

Main area of responsibility:

  • Daily monitoring of student attendance.
  • Contacting parents and carers of the students who are absent.
  • Recording reasons given for absence.
  • Sending letters to parents and carers regarding attendance matters.
  • Liaising with the Educational Welfare Officer to ensure prompt and consistent intervention.


Experience and Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of attendance policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Management Information Systems.
  • Experience of the social issues facing students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • Experience of managing attendance.
  • Experience in a similar role.

Next steps:
If you have any questions about this opportunity, please submit your application. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London, the South East, the Midlands and the North of England. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent. 

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