Lead Attendance and First Aid Administrator

Status: 37 hours per week, Monday - Friday, term time at 192 days plus 8 directed days
Salary: Band F, Actual Salary £24,638 to £25,932 (FTE Salary £27,334 to £28,770)
Location: Oakwood High School
Closing date: 28th September 2023, 12:00pm

Inspire Learning Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which also includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

Oakwood High School is an over-subscribed 11-16 High School with a strong emphasis on respect for all; we are a ‘well led’, ‘good’ school where ‘pupils enjoy attending’ and ‘the vast majority of parents would recommend’.

 We are looking for to appoint an experienced and well-qualified candidate to join an enthusiastic, supportive and successful school as Lead Attendance and First Aid Administrator.

As a member of our Pastoral Services team the successful candidate will take a lead role in the administration of pupil data and attendance. You will have experience of working within an educational setting, having the relevant experience of Attendance procedures, alongside working closely with pupils, families and outside agencies.

Excellent communication and organisational skills and a proactive attitude to problem solving are essential. The candidate will inspire to achieve the highest attendance levels for all pupils, and where appropriate carrying out the statutory duty of legal action.

The successful candidate will also be a lead First Aider, or be willing to undertake the training, to be able to provide First Aid support to pupils and staff, and support the wider medical and personal needs of pupils.

We Offer a supportive and successful school where staff work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all.  A school with a way of working that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all.  And a positive working environment, we care about our pupils, and we care about our staff, all of whom know and appreciate that. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this, contributing to this culture and developing it further.

As a Trust we are truly community based and committed to developing a set of shared values through every aspect of our work. These values are the development of respect, responsibility, resourcefulness, resilience, reflection, risk taking and relationships.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday, 28th September 2023 at 12 noon. Interviews will be held week commencing 2nd October 2023.

Applicants are required to apply via our online application form which is available on our website:  https://www.inspirelearningtrust.uk/vacancies/

This post is permanent to start as soon as possible.

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments, all applicants must complete an application form in full.

Inspire Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its workplaces.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

Our safer recruitment processes include online searches which will be done as part of due diligence checks ahead of interview. Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, right to work in the UK, an Enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.






Job Description/Person Specification (pdf)