Could you help to achieve a school mission to improve results through increasing and monitoring admissions?

Then we could have the job for you!

We are currently recruiting for a highly experienced school attendance and admissions officer to work term-time only, 35 hours per week, at an outstanding Secondary school within the borough of Southwark.

This exciting position is available to start September 2022, for the remaining of the academic year.

The successful candidate MUST have a working knowledge of the School Information Management System (SIMS), with previous experience of working in an educational establishment, as you will be expected to hit the ground running and deliver a high standard of work in a fast-paced environment. The role requires an immediate start; due to the nature of the immediate start, the successful candidate must have an enhanced DBS on the update service to be considered for the role.


As the successful applicant you will be:

Establishing reasons for pupil absence on a daily basis.
Handling face to face and telephone conversations with pupils, parents and external agencies relating to attendance matters.
Reporting to the senior leadership team with analysis of attendance data and results to targets.
Attending meetings, minuting and typing up reports.
Ensuring school compliance with statutory requirements.
Photocopying, post, filing and general administrative support within the school office.
NB This role is office-based and does not involve leaving school premises to visit pupils or parents in their home environment.REQUIREMENTS

To be considered for this role you must have:

Excellent administrative and ICT skills, including attention to detail on data entry work, and the ability to multi-task.
Previous experience of working in a school environment.
SIMS experience (particularly the attendance module) gained from working in a school, voluntarily or paid, as well as experience with Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel.
A qualification in Business Administration would be an advantage but is not essential.
Effective communication skills, particularly a good written standard of English.
The ability to work with high levels of tact, confidentiality and discretion.
A patient approach towards working with children and adults alike.By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary.
Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent.
More training and Attendance Officer development than any other agency – which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than out next nearest competitor.
A great referral scheme – recommend a friend and earn a generous reward.
Full interview preparation and assistance – so your fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of successClick 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as an Admissions Officer in Southwark. Or for more information about the role, contact Aamir Malik on (phone number removed)