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Registration, Attendance and Truancy Officer

Job Details

  • Agency: Education
  • Reference: R01242020
  • Posted: 22-May-2020
  • Closing Date: 05-Jun-2020
  • Salary: CI$54,504 - CI$73,296
  • Job Description

Ministry of Education,Youth,Sports,Agriculture & Lands

Invites applications for the following post:

Registration, Attendance and Truancy Officer

The post holder will be responsible for all aspects of registration, truancy and attendance management within an assigned Learning community. Interactions will involve DES staff, Ministry officials, Principals, Counselors, Teachers, student and parents as well as other stakeholders and partner agencies and groups which may be involved in issues related to truancy and attendance.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the school registration and transfer process for all pupils within and across Learning Communities ensuring the fair and consistent application of policies, processes and decisions to maximize efficiencies within the system while minimizing parent and pupil dissatisfaction.
  • Partner with schools, parents and other relevant parties to investigate the reasons for student non-attendance and truancy and collaboratively develop intervention methods.
  • Develop systems and processes that ensure regular monitoring and reporting of registration, attendance and truancy, are completed and meet the needs of the Ministry, Department, schools and other stake-holders.
  • Attend SBST Meetings for the schools within the assigned learning community as required.
  • Collaborate with schools to identify and implement interventions for at risk students.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Education, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work or other relevant field is required.
  • Three to five years’ successful experience teaching or in a related field desired.
  • Experience of the CAPITA Student Information System (SIMS) or other student information system is preferred
  • Outstanding levels of professionalism, including the ability to exercise good judgement, discretion, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Confident public speaking abilities, with the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of the Cayman Islands Government school system is preferred
  • Knowledge of the following Cayman Islands laws/regulations, Education law/regulations, Children’s law/regulations and Immigration law/regulations would be a distinct advantage.

A pre-employment drug screen and a Police Records check are conditions of employment.

Please send your completed Government application form, resume and cover letter via e-mail to

Application Deadline: 11:59pm Friday 5th June 2020

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.