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Galashiels Academy Elm Row Galashiels Selkirkshire, TD1 3HU
£23,768.96 - £25,831.20 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Details

Grade: 5A
Hourly Rate: £13.02 - £14.15
Salary: £23,768.96 - £25,831.20 pro rata per annum (Term Time Only)
Contract Duration: Permanent

Please note the closing date of this post has been extended until 14th April 2024.

This is a term time post, the salary will be pro-rated accordingly. Please note the salary advertised is full time (35 hours per week, 52 weeks per year).

Role Purpose

The Attendance Officer will work closely with young people, parents and teaching staff to ensure that all young people at Galashiels Academy attend school and will follow up on unexplained absences.


4 Standard Grades or equivalent (General level 3 or above) including English and Maths.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Malcolm Changleng at

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Scottish Living Wage