Attendance Assistant

New Town Primary School

Required: ASAP.
Employer: Berkshire Schools Trust.
Working Pattern: 20-25 hours per week term time (including inset days).
Salary: RG3 SCP 15–18 £15807–£17072 per annum, pro rata.
DBS Check: Enhanced.
Location: Reading.

Berkshire Schools Trust is a growing and forward thinking multi-academy Trust focused on schools within the East Reading area. Our vision is to remain community led building on the unique characteristics of our schools, whilst also ensuring that we work together within the Trust to share expertise and develop best practice. We currently have three schools within the Trust.

We are seeking a highly competent Attendance Assistant to join the office team at New Town Primary School. Our children are friendly and behave very well, and our Victorian buildings are spacious and beautiful. We are proud to serve an interesting and diverse community through our distinctive and characterful school. 

This role forms part of the Admin and Facilities team with a primary focus of monitoring pupil attendance to support the school’s target to improve overall attendance. The role will also include general reception and office duties to support the Admin & Facilities Team.

The successful applicant should have:

  • • An excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent IT skills and sound knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience in monitoring and recording pupil attendance
  • The ability to establish and maintain good professional relationships with the schools stakeholders
  • Ability to adapt to and use effectively new ICT packages

We can offer:

  • A supportive, dynamic and highly skilled Senior Leadership Team
  • A hardworking, dedicated team of staff
  • A chance to make a difference to our friendly, happy children

This is a wonderful opportunity for the right candidate to help New Town achieve its high aspirations, whilst it is expanding to become a two form entry school. 

Visits to the School are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit please contact Sara Nash on 0118 937 5509 or

For an application form please contact

How to apply: Please request an application form from

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS will be sought from the successful candidate.

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