Home School Liaison Officer (Assistant Attendance Officer)


Now Education are working with a Pupil Referral Unit in Manchester who require a Home School Liason Officer to work on a perm or temp to perm basis.

Do you have good problem-solving skills to enable you to identify attendance barriers, are you able to analyse data, and create tailored evidence-based strategies to enhance attendance rates?

Do you have knowledge of attendance policies and regulations.

Are you able to manage multiple complex priorities under pressure?

If so then this is the job for you!

The PRU are looking to looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic individual to undertake the role of School Attendance Assistant within the Pastoral Team.

The person they are looking for will:

  • have a high level of emotional intelligence
  • be able to drive and have access to their own vehicle in order to work at different sites within the PRU’s organisation
  • be able to manage multiple complex priorities under pressure
  • be able to build and maintain good relationships with pupils, parents and carers, staff, schools and  educational and safeguarding professionals
  • be able to manage their own time and work to deadlines
  • have experience of handling sensitive and confidential material
  • understand and support the schools policies and ethos
  • have a thorough understanding of safeguarding and its application and implementation
  • have good ICT skills (Familiarity with MS Office is essential. Knowledge of SIMS  and CPOMS is desirable)
  • be able to work in a team and have a good sense of humour

The PRU provides full time education for pupils between 11-16 who are permanently excluded, at risk of permanent exclusion or are otherwise unable to access a mainstream curriculum.

The aim is to match provision closely to the needs of individual children and young people referred to the PRU by schools, academies or the local authority.

The PRU has provision in 5 centres across the city and commission further placements with Alternative Providers in a wide variety of settings.

All staff at the PRU are expected to be flexible about where in Manchester they are based and may be asked to work at any of our centres across the city (initially the base is likely to be in Chorlton).

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