Location: The HEART Education Trust, Heartsease Primary Academy, Rider Haggard Road, Norwich NR7 9UE; this is a Trust based role and will require the post holder to move across the Trust sites
Salary: Scale E £10.86-£11.52 per hour (£21,167.88 – £22,457.00 full time equivalent)
Job Type: Permanent; part-time 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Term time (38 weeks) plus one week
Start Date: 1 September 2022
We are looking for a passionate and proactive individual who is committed to helping our pupils succeed. You will work with the Academy Headteachers and other school staff, parents, pupils and outside agencies to ensure the positive attendance of pupils across the Trust, under the instruction of the Head of Pastoral and Behaviour. You will be able to maintain attendance data on the school system in an accurate and timely basis, discuss with parents/carers reasons for their child’s absence and work to improve attendance. You will also support the admissions process and actively engage with new parents in a positive way. You will be able to communicate effectively with parents/carers both face to face and using telephone, emails or letters.
You will also:
- have a minimum GCSE grade C (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics
- have experience of working within a school environment
- have a basic knowledge of school attendance systems and processes, with experience of using Bromcom or other similar MIS software
- have the ability to work in an organised and methodical manner
- have the ability to convey information clearly and accurately, both orally and in writing, to colleagues, parents, pupils etc
- maintain efficient record keeping systems
- be flexible and able to demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team
- be enthusiastic and have a sense of humour
- have good ICT skills
The HEART Education Trust is a Norwich based trust, consisting of 4 Primary schools with approximately 1,000 pupils. The Trust is committed to improving the life-chances of children and young people through excellence in education, encouraging pupils to challenge themselves and hold high aspirations in their academic learning, personal and social development. Our Trust Academies aim to ensure that our pupils are well prepared to make the most of future opportunities as citizens within an ever-changing world.
Here is what our staff have to say about The HEART Education Trust and working within it:-
“One of the main reasons I enjoy working for The HEART Education Trust is the strong sense of community and teamwork that runs throughout the schools. All staff are dedicated to providing the best possible education they can for the children and do this successfully by supporting each other and working collaboratively.” (Deputy Head in Trust school)
“Our schools achieve great things because we work together, not apart. We launch our children into a fun, innovative curriculum in which every child can succeed in. I am proud to be part of the HEART Education Trust family.” (Teacher in Trust school)
If you are motivated and excited to join our amazing team and make a lasting difference to young peoples’ lives, we would be delighted to meet you.
For further information please see the job description attached below. To apply, please complete and return the application form below to us at HR@thehearteducationtrust.co.uk.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced D.B.S. and full pre-employment checks. This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.
We will take references prior to interview, and all posts are subject to a probationary period.
Closing Date: 11 July 2022; interviews w/c 18 July 2022