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Penketh High School is an oversubscribed community facing school that is determined to support the academic and holistic development of pupils in order that they leave the school with a strong skillset and positive life chances. The culture of the school is underpinned by an academically rigorous curriculum, high expectations and standards, as well as a multitude of enrichment opportunities. All these aspects of school life are aligned with the capabilities of our outstanding young people.

The school is focused on providing the very best provision for pupils by supporting the professional development of staff, offering a comprehensive and focused CPD programme and encouraging staff to engage with external, nationally recognised professional qualifications.

 

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Job Title: Attendance Liaison Officer

Start Date – Required as soon as possible

Term Time only plus 3 days. 37 hours per week
Grade 5 point 8 – 14 £19,305 – £22,019 (actual salary)

Penketh High School is an oversubscribed community facing school that is determined to support the academic and holistic development of pupils in order that they leave the school with a strong skillset and positive life chances. The culture of the school is underpinned by an academically rigorous curriculum, high expectations and standards, as well as a multitude of enrichment opportunities. All of these aspects of school life are aligned with the capabilities of our outstanding young people.

 

The school is focused on providing the very best provision for pupils by supporting the professional development of staff, offering a comprehensive and focused CPD programme and encouraging staff to engage with external, nationally recognised professional qualifications.

We are seeking to appoint an Attendance Liaison Officer to support pupils to overcome barriers and maintain good attendance, strive to ensure that attendance exceeds national average for all pupil groups, monitor and analyse attendance and punctuality data to support decision making and liaise with other support services – both internally and externally – to provide a package of support for pupils to ensure positive attendance.

The successful candidate should be flexible and have excellent administrative and communication skills. The job description and support staff application form can be found at www.penkethhigh.org

For further information please contact HR on 01925 720264 or email hr@penkethhigh.org

The successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service. Details can be found on www.homeoffice.gov.uk/agencies.bodies/dbs Penketh High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date: Friday 10th February (noon)

Casual Interpreter ((Cantonese / Russian / Turkish / Urdu)

Required for January 2023

Salary: Grade 6, SCP15-SCP22 (£15.37-£17.48 per Hour Including Holiday Pay) (Pay Award Pending)

Casual hours as required

Penketh High School is an oversubscribed, community facing school, that is determined to support the academic and holistic development of pupils in order that they leave the school with a strong skillset and positive life chances.

The school has a cohort of pupils for whom English is not their first language, who need additional support with their learning. We are also supporting some pupils through GCSE or IGCSE qualifications in their native language.

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic individuals to our Causal Interpreter Team, to provide additional support for pupils and (where appropriate) to assist in the preparation and delivery of GCSE / IGCSE qualifications. In particular, we are seeking individuals whose first language is:

  • Cantonese
  • Russian
  • Turkish
  • Urdu

We would consider appointing candidates whose first language is not the target language but have been educated to Degree Level in the target language.

We are looking for professional, organised, and reliable candidates, who can communicate in the target language and can (where appropriate) support candidates in preparing for the Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing components of the GCSE/IGCSE. The successful candidate will also be required to conduct the Externally Assessed Speaking Test (where appropriate) in the target language.

The post-holder will be supported by the English as an Additional Language Coordinator and the Exams and Data Manager to successfully facilitate the requirements of the role.

A willingness to contribute to other areas of school life would be welcome. The majority of the work will be offered between March and June, and the successful candidate will be expected to commit a proportion of time during this period. There may be other work available outside of this period.

Penketh High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Additional information and the application form can be downloaded from the school’s website: www.penkethhigh.org/vacancies