SEND Administrator and Medical Needs Lead
Contract: Permanent, Full time – 37 hours per week, TTO + inset days
Salary: BG7 £20,493 - £21,748 FTE (Actual Salary £17,843 - £18,935)
Start Date: ASAP
Closing date: Monday 7th February 2022, 9.00am
Interview date: Monday 14th February 2022
Have you studied Psychology, Education or Health & Social Care?
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic SEND Administrator and Medical Needs Lead at Orchard School Bristol to work full time. This role is suited to someone who has good understanding of terminology around Special Educational Needs, Disabilities and Medical care, and can work with staff, children and parents ensuring the care of children with SEND and Medical Needs is well organised.
This role combines being an Administrator for our SEND team of staff (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) and also leading on children’s Medical Needs documentation. You will work closely with the SENDCo to ensure the SEND register of need is updated, prepare documentation for EHCP (Education, Health and Care Plan) reviews and ensure that SEND profiles and provision maps are kept right up to date and shared with staff as appropriate. As the Medical Needs Lead you will work with all First Aiders and ensure that the school has all the right documentation in place to support children with complex or long-term medical conditions.
You will be hyper-efficient, able to organise and arrange activities around a tight calendar – so that you never drop a ball. It’s an exciting new role at Orchard, and we are looking for someone who can manage their workload well, while being part of a very supportive team.
Orchard is a friendly school, serving a richly diverse community in north Bristol. Our students are wonderful – they value the staff, knowing that you can make a real difference to their lives. The mission statement of the school, “inspire today, empower for life”, lies at the heart of all that the school does. We place no limits on our aspirations for our students.
- enthusiastic students, willing to learn and achieve
- a bright, happy place in which to learn and work
- a professionally stimulating environment which values the contributions of all staff
- a commitment to professional development
- award winning staff wellbeing
We are building success on the core ORCHARD values of being: Open-minded, Respectful, Creative and Curious, Healthy, Ambitious, Responsible and Determined. If what we are doing resonates with you, and you are keen to work closely with us supporting our students’ aspirations and achievements, then we wholeheartedly welcome your application.
This role has been identified as falling within the definition of requiring fluency in spoken English. You will be required to speak English with confidence and be able to conduct a conversation and answer questions for extended periods of time.
Please read our Staff Prospectus to find out more about us and visit our website.
Orchard School Bristol is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.