Attendance and Family Liaison Officer

Full Time - Term Time Only
The South Wolds Academy and Sixth Form, Church Drive, Keyworth, NG12 5FF
Pay Scale 5: £23,023 - £24,920 pro rata, Actual Salary: £19,627.39 - £21,244.61

The pandemic has impacted on student’s attendance at secondary schools across the country. This has happened at a time when attendance is crucial for students whose education has been severely disrupted as a result of school closures and absences for public health reasons. Some families have lost the good routines that they had in placed to help their children attend school regularly. Improving attendance following the pandemic is a national priority and South Wolds is determined to put in place the support that these children and families need to improve attendance.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and tenacious Attendance and Family Liaison Officer who will lead on our work on improving attendance across Year 7 to 11. The post holder will work as part of the Student Support team focussing on maximising the attendance of students across the school. The successful candidate will be passionate about supporting students so that they attend school regularly. This post includes liaising with a range of external agencies to support the pupils in our care and ensuring that all statutory protocols around attendance are followed.

An application pack with further information can be downloaded below. An application form can be downloaded below or by visiting the Trust website Applications must be made on an EMET application form. CVs will not be accepted. No agencies. Please send completed applications forms to

For more information about the role or to arrange a school visit, please Jo Egglenton -

Closing date: 30th September 9am

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post, will be required to undergo a full enhanced DBS check and must be eligible to work in the UK. The School looks to employ well-qualified staff who are willing to contribute to the full life of the school and who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken during the recruitment process.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

This vacancy is closed to applications.