Family Attendance Officer

Hours:                         37 hours per week term time only

Location:                     Margate, Kent

Salary:                        £17,827-£19,608 Pro-rata (dependent on experience)


We are looking for a Family Attendance Officer to work effectively and supportively as a member of the school team here at Hartsdown Academy.  We are at a new phase of improvement and development and we are looking for passionate staff to be part of this exciting journey.


We are seeking an individual who has:

  • proven administration experience
  • previous experience of working with young people and their families
  • the ability to work in an organised and methodical manner and maintain accurate records
  • the ability to take personal responsibility for organising day to day workload
  • the ability to work effectively and supportively as a member of the school team
  • the ability to use their own initiative to solve problems and respond proactively to unexpected situations
  • the ability to deal calmly, tactfully and effectively with a range of people
  • the ability to show sensitivity and objectivity in dealing with confidential issues


Must be willing to work with young people and their families both in school and by making visits home

For a full job description, person specification and application form please contact Claire Titherington by e-mailing:


Closing date:  12 noon Friday 25th August 2017


Interviews:    Thursday 7th September 2017


Hartsdown Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will need to undertake a DBS Employment Check.