Attendance and Pupil Support Officer at Batley Girls' High School


  Job Reference #
Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 0LD
  Contract Type
  Contract Term
£22,037.00 Annually (Actual)
37 hours per week, term time plus 5 days
  Closing Date
Midnight, 15th Mar 2023
  Start Date
As soon as possible
  Positions Available
   Positions Available        1
  Driving licence required

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About this Role

Attendance and Pupil Support Officer (APSO)

Grade 7: Actual annual salary - £22,037 to £23,282 per annum 

37 hours per week,  term time plus 5 days 


To commence as soon as possible

Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide a great education for Primary and Secondary learners throughout a local family of schools. The Trust is passionately committed to the communities of Batley, Birstall, Dewsbury and our surrounding areas, serving our local learners and their families in order to secure excellent educational outcomes, partnered with high aspirations. Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School, Batley Grammar School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School, Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School and Manorfield Infant and Nursery School. We provide high quality education for all young people. This collaboration enables us to share expertise, knowledge and best practice to ensure academic and pastoral excellence throughout all of our schools, with all schools embracing the same overall ethos and values, whilst maintaining their own unique characters. 

We are very proud of our achievements at Batley Girls HIgh School. ‘Students achieve exceptionally well in this outstanding academy. They make rapid and sustained progress’ (Ofsted, 2013). We have an ethos based around the ideas of Achievement, Respect and Transformation (ART). Respect for self, for others and for learning is at the core of everything we do. 

Our 11-19 school is multi-cultural and located close to the town centre, within easy access of the motorway network. Our work is focused on developing the unique potential of every individual whilst working towards becoming an outstanding educational organisation. We are a vibrant, rich and exciting learning community with unique and inspiring opportunities inside and outside the classroom.

The Attendance and Pupil Support Officer will be a key member of the team who will help to promote the importance of high levels of attendance so that students can achieve their full potential. We are seeking a self motivated and enthusiastic individual who is able to organise their own workload and who is able to work with young people and families. The ability to drive a minibus is advantageous, however, training can be put in place for this.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive forward thinking Trust, who in return for your commitment and hard work, will support you to achieve your own career goals and aspirations.   

A job specification can be downloaded from the above link. Please contact the People and Talent team on 01924 942075/, if you have any questions or to arrange a visit.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 15th March 2023 at 11:59pm

Interviews will be held soon after

Batley Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for Regulated Activity and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

Batley Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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