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Behaviour and Attendance Officer

2 weeks ago

Leeds United

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Job Description

Through a new and exciting partnership with Bishop Young Academy with The Leeds United Foundation, we are seeking to appoint an Attendance & Behaviour Officer, who is enthusiastic, self-motivated and dedicated individual who would like the opportunity to make a real difference to children’s lives. Are you ambitious and motivated? Do you have the drive, ideas, and high expectations to help create a truly transformational school? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, research driven, and teaching focused environment?

The suitable candidate will be someone with:

  • A successful track record of working with learners and parents/carers to improve outcomes for attendance, behaviour and attitudes for learning and progress/attainment

  • Experience of analysing and using data about learner outcomes for attendance and behaviour to identify, implement and monitor the impact of appropriate actions and interventions

  • Experience of working collaboratively with multi-agency professionals (e.g. health, social care) to improve outcomes for children

  • Highly developed influencing skills to persuade learners, parents, colleagues, and external agencies to adopt particular courses of action.

  • Commitment to work in partnership with parents and the community

About the Organisation:

The Leeds United Foundation is a Community Charity, we march together to support health, wellbeing, education, and sports participation for all. And we provide opportunities for the community across Yorkshire through running a range of programmes, Premier League Kicks, Premier League Primary Stars, Wildcats, Skill Centres and Soccer Schools. The Foundation aims to use the power of sport to educate, motivate and inspire the local Leeds community to live healthier, happier, and more active lives.

Main areas of responsibility:

You will work across all pastoral teams to undertake the responsibilities of managing the learning, progress and attainment of students requiring significant intervention, at risk of exclusion or as part of internal exclusion, alongside managing attendance at whole school level, these aspects will work in conjunction with the pastoral responsibilities of support, care, and guidance. Part of the role would also involve working to develop whole school initiatives that maintain and boost student achievement and attendance. You will be tasked with investigating cases of prolonged student absences and develop and implement intervention strategies to support identified individuals to progress back into education with the aim to improve attendance and behaviour.

Additionally, you will contribute to all aspects of students’ wellbeing and achievement, using the key outcomes of the “Every Child Matters” agenda as a basis for their work.

  • Be Healthy

  • Be Safe

  • Enjoy and Achieve

  • Make a Positive Contribution

  • Achieve Economic Wellbeing

This involves a primary focus on ensuring that every child achieves their learning potential by breaking down any barriers to learning and achievement.

How to apply

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Job TypeFull time
LevelYouth Football


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