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Attendance Assistant (Job Share)

Grade 3 – Point 4 – 6
£6391 – £6606 (actual)
12 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Monday – Tuesday (preferred 8.30 am start)

Your role
We are looking for someone to provide administrative support to our Attendance Officer.  You will liaise with staff, students and parents and work closely with a Senior Administrator.  The role also includes Reception support on a daily basis.

Your responsibilities
You will be dealing with all issues that are Attendance related, including data entry and updating registers.  You will also provide Reception support which will involve taking calls, answering emails and dealing with students, parents, staff and visitors to the school.

You will need:

  • Strong administrative skills, using a variety of ICT
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail

About us
King Edward VI School is a successful, oversubscribed 11-16 school. We are situated in the historic town of Bury St Edmunds (‘the jewel in the crown of Suffolk’), surrounded by beautiful countryside – just over an hour by train to London, and close links to the A14.

We will offer you:
The opportunity to work with a supportive team of colleagues with a focus on putting our students at the centre of everything we do.

For more information:
We are receptive to requests for a pre-visit and/or informal contact ahead of making an application.  For an informal conversation about this vacancy, or to arrange a visit, please contact Andi Goddard, HR Assistant or call 01284 761393.

How to apply:
More information and a job description is available on our website Vacancies – King Edward VI School ( Completed application to be returned to

Closing date: 9 am Friday 7 June 2024
Interview date: w/c 10 June 2024

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