This is an exciting opportunity to take a key role in supporting the Assistant Head (Pastoral) in the effective implementation of the school attendance policy and procedures as well as monitoring and reviewing absence of persistently absent students. The postholder will be responsible for visiting and providing support to families and students who have a track record of poor attendance with the aim of improving their overall rate of attendance. The successful candidate must be able to drive and own their own car. They will be able to claim mileage in addition to the salary listed.
The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and a proven track record in handling and diffusing difficult situations in a calm and confident manner.
Lytchett Minster is a successful 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with approximately 1450 students, 288 of whom are in the sixth form. The learning environment is stunning with extensive and beautiful grounds; the school site is comprised of South Lytchett Manor House together with a number of modern extensions including the brand new Arts block and theatre. We pride ourselves on our high standards and positive ethos, the school is popular and highly regarded in the community.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and acceptable references.
Full details of the school and post are available on the school website: www.lytchett.org.uk.
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