Site aerial viewWe have a truly comprehensive intake, drawn largely from the area immediately surrounding the school. We are very much a school of choice with local parents, and the school has been oversubscribed for many years. Visitors to the school almost always comment on the friendly, hardworking atmosphere in the school. Belvidere School is situated in the historic town of Shrewsbury, in the beautiful county of Shropshire, a short distance from the Welsh border, but with excellent motorway and rail links to the West Midlands and beyond.
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The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Post subject to an enhanced CRB Disclosure.

Current Vacancies

Attendance Officer

Required from April 2018
Grade 7 Points 22-25 (£10.71 to £11.74 per hour)
37 hours per week, term time only.

Closing Date: Thursday 15th March at 12:00 noon

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to help raise achievement by maximising the attendance of students in our outstanding secondary school. You will be self-motivated, exceptionally well organised and a good team worker.

The successful candidate will take responsibility for the day to day systems and processes relating to student attendance. He/she will also be expected to produce reports on attendance data, and analyse patterns and trends. Good IT skills will be necessary, along with the ability to learn how to use our attendance systems. Relevant qualifications to NVQ Level 3 are desirable along with excellent numeracy and literacy skills. The role requires the ability to work effectively with students and their parents/carers, along with school staff and other education professionals. Experience of working within a school setting is desirable.

The person appointed will join a dedicated Administrative Team managed by the Business Manager and will also work with the Assistant Headteacher (Pastoral) in ensuring excellent attendance. The team is committed to ensuring high levels of support for the whole school.

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Belvidere School is a successful, oversubscribed 11-16 comprehensive school in the county town of Shrewsbury. Visitors often comment on the calm, positive working atmosphere in the school and exam results are excellent, with all student groups making strong progress. In 2013 Ofsted rated the school as “Outstanding” in all areas. In particular Ofsted noted the high staff morale, and staff turnover is traditionally very low at Belvidere.

Belvidere School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), previously the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB).

For further information regarding employment or to return completed applications, please contact the School Business Manager:

Tel: 01743 235073