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SEND Administrator

School
Polam Hall School
Location
Darlington, Durham
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Part Time
Salary
Grade F 15 £14,769 (FTE £25,878)
Start Date
To be confirmed
Expires
8th December 2022 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Temporary
Job ID
1289725
Suitable for
Other Graduates
Start Date
To be confirmed
  • Contract Type :Temporary
  • Suitable for: Other Graduates
  • Job ID: 1289725

SEND Administrator

Part Time 26 hrs per week,  term time only

Salary/Grade: Grade F 15 £14,769 (FTE £25,878)

Interviews week commencing 12th December 2022

Core purpose: To manage the administrative functions within the SEND Team, to provide a

full and efficient administrative support service to the SEND Team and pupils with Special

Educational Needs.

• To provide an administrative service to the SENCO and SEND Manager which will include

typing/word processing documents, taking and receiving telephone calls, making diary

appointments, taking minutes, sending emails, record keeping, organising and arranging

meetings with outside agencies/parents/prospective parents and other stakeholders.

• To be the first point of contact in the SEN Department for staff, students, parents, outside

agencies and other stakeholders.

• To respond to requests from subject teachers, liaising with the SEND Team

• To be responsible for the implementation of requests to exam boards for GCSE/GCE access

arrangements including maintaining and reporting arrangements.

• Co-ordinating and assisting in the compilation of pupil Inclusion plans and behaviour plans

and risk assessments and assisting with the efficient and effective production, circulation and

promotion of these.

• To organise with EHCP Reviews, TAFs and MATs, liaising with the LA, inviting parents,

outside agencies, typing, collating and distributing review reports.

• To liaise with the Admissions Officer to deal with the administration of all new SEN pupils

to the school collating information and ensuring there is accuracy of information for new

starters with SEN.

• To liaise with pupil’s next settings to ensure the efficient and effective handover of pupil

information.

• To assist in the supervision of pupils when they are in Ancora, supporting them with

classwork/coursework, revision and keeping on task

• To prepare draft letters and reports on behalf of the SENCO as required

• To maintain confidentiality at all times in respect of school related matters and to prevent

disclosure of confidential and sensitive material relating to pupils and their families

Responsible to: Vice Principal Teaching and Learning/SENCO

Liaising with: Vice Principal Teaching and Learning/SENCO, SLT, SEND Manager, Heads

of Infants/Juniors. Senior Pastoral leads, parents, School Administrative team, Local

Authority SEND Team, Educational Psychologist, other commissioned services.

Core duties:

Communication

To maintain effective communications both within the SEN department and the wider school

and families of pupils with SEN.

To maintain effective communications with the SEN department and external professionals

and stakeholders who contribute to the educational and welfare of pupils with special

educational needs.

General:

To take personal responsibility for own professional development and support that of

colleagues where appropriate. Engage in the appraisal process and support colleagues in

achieving their own targets where appropriate in discussion with line manager · To comply

with individual responsibilities, in accordance with the role, for health & safety in the

workplace · To have regard to guidance on Keeping Children Safe in Education. To ensure

that all duties and services provided are in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and the

2014 SEND Code of Practice.

· The Academy Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment

Communication and Confidentiality

• Some of the work undertaken within the school is of a highly confidential nature. The post

holder must maintain confidentiality at all-times

Attachments

Safeguarding Statement:

Polam Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Polam Hall School

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