Attendance and Pastoral Officer

Post: Attendance and Pastoral Officer

Location: Stocksbridge High School

Contract: Full time, Permanent (37 hours x 39 weeks)

Pay Scale: NJC Grade 5, Point 15 to 20; £23,953 to £26,446 gross per annum pro rota

Actual Annual Salary: £20,487- £22,620 (Under 5 Years’ Service)

Start date: 1 September 2022

Minerva Learning Trust is an expanding Sheffield based multi-academy Trust with a vision of providing outstanding education for all the pupils within our schools. The Trust is passionate that all pupils should see their time at school as happy and fulfilling with their potential developed to the utmost.

We are looking for an experienced Attendance and Pastoral Officer to work at Stocksbridge High School.The successful candidate will:

• Be self-motivated and have the ambition to develop with the support of the school’s pastoral team and the Trust Education Welfare Officer

• Have the ability to work as a team as well as independently

• Have good interpersonal skills that ensure organisational communication is effective with pupils and families

• Ensure accuracy in both the keeping and reporting of attendance

• Have the ability and skill to motivate pupils to improve their attendance levels and engagement with learning

• Have good communication and liaison skills and the ability to establish and maintain good personal working relationships with all members of the school community

• Be willing to work flexibly to meet the demands of the job.

Candidates are encouraged to visit the school or have an informal discussion about the role with Mr Ireland, Headteacher. Arrangements for this can be made by contacting Hannah Taylor Headteachers PA via e-mail

The closing date is 9am on Friday 8 July 2022 and interviews will take place the following week.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

The application form and information pack are available on the school website or the Minerva Learning Trust Website Please ensure that you do not fill in a Sheffield City Council application form in respect of this vacancy as your application may not be considered. Please send completed forms to: