Attendance and Admissions Officer

West Town Primary Academy
Attendance and Admissions Officer

Scale: PCC Grade 5, points 5-7 (£18,795 - £19,554 pro rata)
Hours: 37
Weeks: Term time plus 10 days (40 weeks)
Responsible to: Office Manager

We are seeking to appoint a hardworking, enthusiastic Attendance and Admissions Officer to join our busy office team. The role will be to build upon our success by ensuring the smooth transition of new children starting at the Academy, by monitoring punctuality and attendance across the school, and working to raise the attendance levels of individual students and cohorts of students. The role will include liaising with parents and other external agencies as necessary along with the administration and oversight of our attendance systems to improve the attendance of those whose attendance causes concern.

The successful candidate will be supporting the administration of attendance data, including first day contact with parents / carers and carrying out general administrative tasks to support the wider office team. They will be able to communicate effectively with both children and adults, demonstrating excellent customer service, confidence and resilience. The successful candidate will be expected to apply themselves with commitment and diligence.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, innovative and vibrant Academy. If you want to work with wonderful children, committed staff and a forward thinking leadership team, this is the Academy for you. November 2016 saw the opening of our new purpose built Academy, allowing us to increase our admissions number by 2 forms of entry as a result of the popularity of the Academy and the increasing demand for places.

West Town Primary Academy is proud to be part of the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust which has 12 academies across 4 different counties. This is an exciting time for the partnership. Having already made significant impact on progress and achievement, the Academy is the school of first choice and a source of pride for its local community.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity please contact Helen Buckley, Office Manager on 852400 or For application details visit ‘Our Vacancies’ on the home page of our website

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 18th November 2019. Interviews will be held shortly afterwards 2019.

This position is term time only, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent. If successful the salary received will be paid on a pro-rata basis.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Staff category
Support Staff
Closing date
Monday 18 November 2019
School name
West Town Primary Academy
Mrs H Quinn
DfE school no.
Midland Road Peterborough Cambs
01733 852400
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