Attendance Mentor

Location: Middlesbrough
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: DEBSEC0471
Salary: From £100/day
Job Published: 15 days ago

Job Title: Attendance Mentor

Location: Yorkshire and the Humber (specifically North Yorkshire and Middlesbrough)

Job Type: Contract, Full-Time hours expected

Primary Industry: Education and Training

Job Duties:

The Attendance Mentor will be responsible for monitoring and improving student attendance rates within schools in the Yorkshire and Humber region. Duties include conducting home visits, developing strategies to address attendance issues, liaising with parents and school staff, and maintaining accurate records of attendance data.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an educational setting
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


A minimum of a Level 3 qualification in a relevant field (e.g., Education, Social Work, Psychology)


At least 2 years of experience in a similar role, preferably working with young people in an educational or social care setting

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Understanding of safeguarding and child protection procedures
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and policies related to attendance in schools
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Level 4 qualification in a relevant field
  • Training in restorative practises or conflict resolution

Working Conditions:

The Attendance Mentor will primarily work within school settings, with occasional home visits required. The role may involve some evening or weekend work to accommodate parent meetings or school events. Travel within the Yorkshire and Humber region is expected.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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