Attendance and School Administrative Officer

  • SchoolWelling School
  • SalaryScale 5 (NJC 22-25). Actual annual salary £20,598
  • Start DateASAP
  • Closing DateSunday 6th December 2020
  • InterviewsWednesday 9th December and Thursday 10th December 2020

Job Summary

Attendance and School Administrative Officer

Maternity Cover 1 year fixed term contract, 36 hrs per week, 39 weeks per year

Start date: As soon as possible

Pay Scale: Scale 5 (NJC 22-25). Actual annual salary £20,598

Reporting to: Finance and Office Manager

Welling School is part of TKAT (The Kemnal Academies Trust) which is one of the largest Multi Academy Trusts in South East England with over 40 Primary and Secondary Academies in the TKAT family.

Our ultimate aim is to ensure we drive education in standards through the provision of outstanding teaching, leadership and learning for all. The Welling School values are, to be:

  • Ambitious
  • Kind
  • Active

About us

Welling School, located in the Borough of Bexley, is an 11-18, mixed Academy with a Visual Arts Specialism. The school was completely redesigned and rebuilt in 2005 and became an Academy in 2011. See our website for further information about the school 

The Role
To provide a high quality, efficient and effective administrative service to the school.To work as part of the admin support team to meet the needs of the school.

Key Responsibilities
To cary out the administrative function relating to all aspects of student attendance 

To use all management information systems to fulfil the requirements of the school 
attendance officer  function.

To work as directed by the Finance and Office Manager within a team in areas of School reception and administration, attendance, reprographics , finance and first aid.

To undertake all administrative responsibilities related to the role and to carry out any other tasks required for the effective operation of the school, commensurate to the grade, as requested by the Finance and Office Manager.

All staff in school will be expected to accept reasonable flexibility in working arrangements and the allocation of duties including duties normally allocated to posts at a lower responsibility level, in pursuance of raising pupil achievement and effective team working, to ensure the operational needs of the school are met.

Personal Qualities, Skills and Expectations

  • Focuses their time and efforts on issues that will have the greatest impact on agreed objectives.
  • To complete tasks and utilise time effectively so that coverage meets school needs and overlap is minimised. 
  • To work collaboratively to provide a professional and positive view of the school that is outward facing.
  • Recognises when colleagues are under pressure and works within teams and across boundaries to share knowledge and achieve results. 
  • To promote the School’s values and ethos and to work in accordance with the school’s Code of Conduct and all other school policies. 
  • Commitment to highest standards of child protection and safeguarding. Maintain appropriate confidentiality and adhere to General Data Protection Regulations. 
  • To have appropriate qualifications and experience of working in a similar role or within a school setting. 
  • To have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills. To have excellent computer literacy skills 
  • To have the ability to time manage and prioritise tasks effectively in a busy office and school environment. To have integrity, optimism and resilience. 
  • To have the ability to adapt, be flexible, stay calm under pressure
  • in a changing environment. 
  • To be able to develop good working relationships with staff and students to promote high standards. 
  • To ensure that the use of IT equipment, that is provided by the Trust or academy as part of their normal duties, are not used for their own private use or gain.


  • GCSE grade C or above Maths and English ( or equivalent)
  • Relevant administrative skills

Equal Opportunities
Welling School is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

Welling School is committed to the protection and safety of its students and the successful candidate will be subject to DBS, Bared List and two reference checks as part of the Schools Safeguarding Procedures. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken
English is essential for the post in accordance with the Immigration Act 2016.

How To Apply

To apply for this role please download and complete the attached Application Form then send to: –


Elsa Road, Welling, Kent / Bromley / Bexley, DA16 1LBT: 020 8304 8531F: 020 8301 6414
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