Chase Lane Primary School and Nursery Unit
York Road, Chingford, London E4 8LA
Telephone 020 8529 6827
Nurturing curious minds in our community ready for a sustainable future.
‘Pupils at Chase Lane Primary enjoy school life. They are kind, friendly and respectful to each other. Staff care about the pupils and their families. They know the pupils well and do everything they can to meet pupils individual needs.
There is a true spirit of community here’ (Ofsted December 2022)
Chase Lane Primary School and Nursery is a vibrant and successful school in the North East of London with approximately 680 children on roll representing over 40 different languages. A clear vision and deep-rooted values are at the heart of our work. Our children amaze us on a daily basis and we are very proud of them. We have exceptional facilities including a modern building, extensive outdoor spaces and advanced ICT provision.
Admissions & Attendance Officer required as soon as possible
Scale 6 Point 18 – 20 £25,788 – £26,655 (Actual pro-rata salary)
35 hours per week Term-Time Only
Hours 7.30am – 3.00pm
We are seeking to appoint an experienced and highly efficient Admissions and Attendance Officer who has exceptional organisational and communication skills which are essential for this post.
Your duties will include acting as the key person for pupil admissions in accordance with the local authority and school admissions policy, updating the admissions register, maintaining accurate student attendance and lateness records on SIMS, following up on attendance and student lateness, assess strategies to promote regular and punctual attendance for students, liaise with families and outside agencies relating to attendance i.e. meetings in school, manage procedures relating to pupil transfers, and managing and maintaining pupil records on SIMS.
Other responsibilities include conducting tours of the school for prospective parent visits to the school; - engaging parents with the school and the school ethos, ensuring admission packs are kept up to date and distributed as necessary, preparing information and pupil records for forwarding on to appropriate schools.
The successful applicant will have:
- Experience of the admissions process in a primary school
- Experience of working with key staff to reduce levels of unauthorised pupil absence
- Excellent verbal and written and communication skills
- Experience of providing face to face customer service
- Proficient in SIMS and Microsoft Office including typing of 60 wpm (minimum)
If you think you have the abilities to fulfill the standard our Senior Management expects, then we would welcome your application for this post.
Application packs can be downloaded from the ‘Vacancies’ section on the page entitled ‘School Info’ on our school website www.chaselaneprimary.waltham.sch.uk
Completed applications to be sent to: email@example.com
Please note CVs will not be accepted.
Closing date: Midday – Tuesday 3rd October 2023
Shortlisting: Wednesday - 4th October 2023
Interviews: Friday 6th - October 2023
The school is committed to safer recruitment practice & pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any employment is confirmed. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure
How to Apply
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