School Attendance Support Officer

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Salary: £25,927 - £27,514 pro rata per annum
  • Location: Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council, Municipal Buildings, Huyton, L36 9UX
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time/Term Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week. 45 weeks per year.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 28/08/2022 at 23:59
  • Reference: CVP 0360A

Knowsley School Attendance Service is seeking to appoint 2 enthusiastic and committed School Attendance Support Officers. This is an exciting opportunity to join our dedicated; successful and growing School Attendance Service Team and to assist in the delivery of Knowsley’s Attendance Strategy.

The duties of the post will include providing support for schools, young people and their families. By delivering early intervention and effective strategies, to identified pupils whose attendance is becoming a cause for concern, the aim is to ensure a quick ‘turn around’ and achieve improved and sustained school attendance.

We are looking for candidates with a commitment to education; experience of working with children, young people and families. The successful candidates will also require knowledge of current and local legislation, policies and procedures in relation to school attendance and Child Protection.

In return, successful candidates will be part of a hardworking, well-managed and supportive team. The importance of personal development will be delivered through regular supervision and team meetings.

Please note that a full driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential for this post.

Informal enquiries Phil McCalliog phil.mccalliog@knowsley.gov.uk / Tel: 0151 443 5118

 

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