Attendance Officer (JDQ - AAAE 7155)

Grade 7 £23,111 - £26,470                (£20,871 - £23,904 pro rota)


Full time, 41 weeks per year to include school closure admin time

Immediate start available

Fixed term in the first instance with a view to a permanent offer


We are seeking to appoint an Attendance Officer who will manage the school’s electronic attendance system and provide statistical data within the school and for the Education Welfare Service.


The successful candidate will be a good and effective communicator at all levels, well organised and calm under pressure.  Applicants should have excellent typing skills, a courteous telephone manner, and the ability to prioritise work in order to respond to deadlines. The need for discretion is essential.


Blacon High School prides itself on being relentless in its desire to provide outstanding learning opportunities, and the successful candidate will join a well-established team. In our most recent OFSTED in January 2016 we received a Good grading. In September 2016 we moved into a new state of the art building.


Further information relating to this role can be found in the accompanying job description and person specification and by visiting the School website at For an informal discussion, or to arrange a visit please contact Mrs Rachel Hudson, Headteacher on 01244 371475.


Please apply using the online application form from the Cheshire West and Chester Council website Please note that CVs will not be accepted.  Email application queries to


Blacon High School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.


Closing date for applications: Thursday 28th March 2019


Please note that interviews for this post will take place on Monday 15th April 2019

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Application Closing Date

Thursday 28th March 2019