The interviewer would like to know more about what drives you to be in this line of work. When answering this question, you can incorporate a personal story. You could also talk about what inspired you to become an attendance clerk in the first place. Make sure you go through the job description while preparing the answer to this question. You can use some of the responsibilities mentioned in the job description for developing your response.
"I always wanted to be in an educational administrative role. I believe that by being an attendance clerk I can get closer to my objective. Also, I love the sense of responsibility that comes with this job."
Entry Level answer example
"I love working with kids and also the administrative responsibilities associated with the role. My level of organization is high, and my dedication is strong. I know I will be successful in this role."
Experienced answer example
"I first became an attendance clerk after I had kids. It was my way of being near them while working a schedule that mirrored theirs. They have graduated now, but I still love the work. It feels good to be around kids and help them to stay accountable, from a young age to their success in school."