Luminate Education Group

Attendance, Data and Outreach Coordinator (LUM471/426)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£22,840 - £24,792 pa
14 Sep 2023
24 Sep 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Role

The Supported Engagement Programmes at Somerville House is a developing department created to engage and support young people aged 16-24 to access education. Students on programmes present with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs/SEND. They have historically missed periods of schooling, have an Education, Health and Care Plan and/or are long term NEET. Students are often referred to these courses by professional bodies such as Social Worker, YOT workers or the Local Authority.

We are seeking an organised and proactive Attendance, Data and Outreach Coordinator to join our dynamic team in the Supported Engagement department. In this role, you will play a vital part in supporting our young people to attend college, supporting their success and progression. Join our dedicated team and make a significant difference in the lives of marginalised students.

What You Will Do

  • To oversee and monitor whole department attendance data on a daily basis.
  • To organise and arrange interventions with regards to attendance.
  • To organise, attend and monitor home visits in order to promote high attendance and develop positive relations with parents.
  • Provide a pastoral support service for students on a one-to-one and group basis to assist students experiencing barriers in their learning.
  • To meet with external agencies to obtain support with difficult attendance issues.
  • To address barriers to learning for a targeted group of individual students in order to enable them to achieve their full potential.
  • To represent and promote the department both internal and external markets, including school, community and employer engagement.

About You

  • Good general education at NVQ Level 2 or equivalent, including Maths and English Grade C or above at Level 2.
  • Have a good knowledge of attendance management strategies.
  • Experience of working with disengaged / disadvantaged young people in an educational setting.
  • Good standard of computer literacy, including Microsoft Office applications.
  • Some knowledge of barriers to learning and ways to overcome them, particularly with disaffected young people
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good organisational and administrative skills.
  • Able to work positively & effectively as a member of a team and on own initiative.


There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:

  • Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
    • Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
    • Academic 37 days
    • Senior Management 37 days
  • Generous Pension schemes
    • Teachers’ Pension Scheme 
    • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card). 
  • Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities -  including staff development days
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements

About Us

Leeds City College is one of the largest further education institutions in the country and is one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships regionally. 

We provide a vibrant and diverse learning environment, delivering excellent and innovative education which is supportive, inspiring and life changing. Leeds City College’s values put students first and are at the heart of everything the college does.

We are committed to lifelong learning and investing in our staff. You’ll have access to a broad variety of training and professional development designed to help you continually develop and grow. We offer a wide range of job vacancies, and our large size means there are always exciting opportunities to progress.

Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our students including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.


We recognise, value and champion diversity & Inclusion. As we engage with a diverse student population we want to ensure we reflect that in our staff population too. For us diversity is about building happy teams, full of people that want to learn and be inspired by each other, by our different experiences and backgrounds. It is important to us that both staff and students achieve their full potential. Diversity is important to us, but inclusion is equally, if not more important. It’s not just about having the representation but also providing the people we recruit with opportunities and valuing everyone’s contributions and perspectives.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.


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