Attendance Assistant Outwood Academy Shafton, Barnsley

£9,693 to £10,189
Grade 3 SCP 5-6
Contract type
Working patterns
Part time
22.5 hrs per week Wednesday to Friday
Start date
1 October 2020 or Earlier if Possible

Attendance Assistant
Outwood Academy Shafton
Permanent Post
Grade 3 point 5-6 £9,693.00 - £10,189.58
22.5 hours Wednesday to Friday
Term Time Plus 5 inset days (39weeks)
Start date 1 October 2020 or Earlier if Possible.

Outwood Academy Shafton invites applications from a reliable, organised, conscientious individual who is a flexible team worker and who shows initiative. A successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively under pressure, and also have the necessary experience and knowledge of issues affecting students and young people and how to offer supportive assistance. 5 GCSE A*-C including English and Maths or equivalent is an essential criteria.
Can you contribute to raising the attendance of students through communicating with parent/carers and following the correct policies and procedures?
You will be joining a highly innovative, inspirational and ambitious organisation, so we are seeking only outstanding candidates who can realise the highest possible quality of services to support our educational vision.
Outwood Academy Shafton is located in the village of Shafton near Barnsley, South Yorkshire. It is a mixed school for both girls and boys ages 11-16, the number of students is constantly growing and we have 1175 students currently on role. We are an increasingly popular choice of secondary school for families in the local and wider area and current Y7 intake numbers demonstrate that the school gained over 100 more students than the number leaving in Y11.

The academy was inspected in January 2018 and we were thrilled to announce the judgement of ‘Good’ in every category, with Overall Effectiveness also judged to be ‘Good’. Ofsted praised leadership in the academy stating that ‘Leaders have established a culture of high aspirations. They are relentless in their determination to see every pupil succeed’. In addition to this they noted the high expectations that staff set for students: ‘Standards of behaviour are high due to the rigorous implementation of the school’s code of conduct’ The judgement was a huge accolade for the academy and the community it serves and rightly recognises the transformation in outcomes for young people over the 3 years since joining Outwood Grange Academies Trust.

Our learning environment is equipped to the highest possible specification and we would be proud to show you around our academy. You need make no appointment. Should you wish to see us in action please just report to our reception and a member of staff will be very happy to show you around.

We believe that all teaching and support staff posts within our Family of Schools are key posts in terms of supporting student success and achievement across a broad range of subjects and experiences. As such we are keen to recruit dedicated and ambitious professionals who will add value to our Academy in both academic terms and through involvement in the fabric of learning and success beyond the classroom.

Application is by submission of a completed application form. Application forms and relevant job specification and job description are available on the Outwood Academies Website only applications completed on an original Outwood application form will be considered; incomplete application forms and CV’s will not be considered.

Closing Date: Wednesday 16 September 2020 at 12:00 noon.

Interview date: Wednesday 23 September 2020



Outwood Academy Shafton

Engine Lane, Barnsley, S72 8RE

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01226 717730
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