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  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 June 2024

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Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Full time

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Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (FTE) Term time contract - actual annual salary - £20,034 - £20,709 per annum

Admin Assistant - SEND job summary

We are seeking to appoint an Admin Assistant - SEND - with commitment to the safeguarding of children and young people.

The post holder will be responsible for:

  • - Assisting the Director of SEND in designing, co-ordinating, monitoring and evaluating the impact of the provision for students on the SEND Register.
  • - Contribute to reports produced for students on the SEND Register and reports relating to SEND provision across the school.
  • - Coordinate LSA and HLTA timetables; organise cover for colleagues as required.
  • - Play a role in supporting the induction of new staff to the SEND Faculty.
  • - Organise LSA and HLTA external training.
  • - Organise SEND-related training for other staff across the school, as required.
  • - Manage and administrate the SEN Register, provision maps, one page profiles and other documents relating to SEND students.
  • - Arrange meetings; ensure room bookings and facilities in place for meetings with parents and outside professionals.
  • - Support the ‘Assess, Plan, Do, Review’ meetings for SEND students.
  • - Organise and prepare Review documentation prior to and following an Annual Review meeting in a timely and accurate manner.
  • - Contribute to new requests for assessment for an Education, Health and Care Plan.
  • - Work with the Director of SEND to resource the SEND Faculty and ensure that resources are used effectively, efficiently and safely.
  • - Maintain effective lines of communication with parents and all other agencies with regards to students on the SEND register; including the completion of referral forms and diagnostic paperwork.
  • - Undertake various administrative tasks including data input, record keeping and timely, professional communication with all stakeholders.
  • - Manage the confidential electronic and paper files for students; disseminating documents and information to stakeholders as required.
  • - Be directed by the Director of SEND in the process of evidence gathering with regards to exam access arrangements on specific tasks related to the day to day administration and organisation of the school as requested by the Principal.

You will need to have ambition for our students as well as for yourself. We want colleagues who are prepared to push themselves professionally to develop their skills and experiences, so that the young people of Astrea Academy Woodfields get the very best we can offer them.

The successful candidate will have:

  • - Experience of working with children and Children with additional needs
  • - A minimum of 5 GCSEs grade A* to C or Equivalent, including English and Maths.
  • - A-Levels or equivalent study.
  • - An understanding of SEND in an educational setting.
  • - An understanding of the Assess, Plan, Do, Review process in a SEND context.
  • - High level of administrative skills requiring accuracy and diligence.
  • - Strong IT skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Sharepoint and Teams .

About Us

Astrea Academy Woodfields is on an exciting journey towards excellence. Offering provision for 750 students from Year 7 through to Sixth Form, there is much to be celebrated within the academy and, for the successful candidate, this position offers a fantastic opportunity to shape and enhance the life chances of our students so that they go on to be successful in their next stage of their educational journey.

You will be undertaking a role that we consider vital for the success of our students.

In return we can offer you:

  • - Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • - Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • - Continued professional development and training opportunities
  • - Free on-site parking
  • - Occupational sick pay and maternity/paternity leave.

Interested in applying?

If this is something you are interested in and are looking for a new challenge, please take a look at the Applicant Brief to find out more about the role.

For an informal conversation about the role and the journey we are on as a school, or to arrange a visit please contact Beth Harwood.

If you are joining us from another school, academy or trust we recognise your continuous service date with confirmation from your current employer. This can positively impact a number of entitlements, including increased annual holiday payments which represent an increase in salary. This can be discussed in more detail at interview.

Astrea Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory background checks including references and enhanced DBS checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

We all have a statutory duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

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About Astrea Academy Woodfields

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
746 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Our vision for education is simple and one that allows teachers to teach. We believe in a curriculum that is knowledge-rich, ‘the best that is thought and said’, that is supported by a traditional approach to teaching, behaviour and culture. We are values-driven and our vision is to provide an inclusive, aspirational and academic education for all our students, so that all of them will learn, thrive and lead successful lives.

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