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Manchester Enterprise Academy Attendance Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Attendance Officer, at our fantastic Academy based in Wythenshawe. This position is Permanent, Full Time, Term Time Only.

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Grade 6 £25,801-£28,785 pa pro rata
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 02 August 2020
  • Start Date: September 2020

Job details

We are seeking applications for this role to work across all year groups to support us in one of our key objectives in maintaining and improving student attendance.

This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates with previous experience in an education or social care setting to work with students and their parents/carers to overcome and respond to attendance concerns and ultimately to improve learning outcomes.

The role will involve conducting attendance visits, meeting with parents and guardians and monitoring attendance via SIMS and producing reports for the Senior Leadership and Pastoral teams.

The role will also involve supporting the wider team with administrative duties such as inputting attendance data and sending letters and messages on behalf of the school. Strong IT skills are essential.

Candidates must possess a good understanding of the issues that impact on attendance at school combined with effective interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate both empathy and assertiveness where required.


Manchester Enterprise Academy is part of the Prospere Learning Trust, a strong Multi-Academy Trust with a growing number of Secondary and Special schools that provide excellent opportunities for all students based on our commitment to academic rigour and exceptional opportunities for the young people within our academies.

Our vision of a fantastic future for all our students is easy to understand but complex to achieve as the future evolves so rapidly around us. Our students have to adapt in order to build themselves a secure and resilient future. Our vision underpins all we do, and our starting point is excellent academic results.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding practitioners onto our teaching and our support teams to ensure that our students achieve their very best and are led by happy, dedicated and highly skilled staff.

As part of this commitment we ensure ongoing training and personalised development for all staff. We have an exciting calendar of Continuing Professional Development training events; active and motivating sessions focused on teaching and learning, student attainment and staff well being.

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply - information for applicants

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Please note we do not accept CV's and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable. 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. 

Closing Date: 02 August 2020

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/6908-56S