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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    28 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

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Full-time equivalent salary

£18,755.00 - £20,168.00 Annually (Actual) Scale 4 Point 7 to 11 (£18,755 to £20,168 Pro rata Figure)

SEN Administrator job summary

Abbey College

Details for applicants

Would you like to visit us?

Informal visits are welcomed. We are not as far away as you think and driving through the countryside each morning is a very pleasant way to start you day! You’ll find us just 20 minutes from Peterborough and Huntingdon, and commutable from Cambridge too. Why not come and visit us so we can show you more of our school and our SENCo department?

 What do I do if I want to know more before applying?

You are very welcome to come and visit our wonderful school, please just let us know and we will arrange a tour of the department and wider school.  More information is available on our website. However, if you have any further questions, please contact Jessica Davey Jessica.Davey@abbeycollege.cambs.sch.uk

Job Description: SEN Administrator

Abbey College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

The responsibilities of the post will be in accordance with the Teacher’s standards, latest School teachers’ pay and conditions, school’s policies and under the direction of the Headteacher.

Experience and understanding of SEN is desirable but not essential.

Part time and full time would be considered

Job Role and Purpose:

To provide an effective administration support service to SENCo and team in order to ensure that the Learning support team are able to function efficiently.

Principal Accountabilities:

We would welcome candidates who thrive in a fast-paced environment where every day is slightly different! You will be passionate about organisation and find new innovative ways to work efficiently to keep the departments administration in check. The principal accountabilities is to ensure that we are above statutory level on our administration and communication.

Provide administrative support for:

  • Keeping accurate records of ‘K’ students and intervention programmes.
  • Preparing the administration and paperwork for annual reviews for EHCPs.
  • Create letters and plan meetings between SENCo and parents and external agencies
  • Be able to be trained on how to liaise and work with eternal agencies, SIMs, provision map collation, transition data support.

Supporting teachers through administrative support:

  • Assist in maintaining class records and contribute to reports on student progress and development as directed.
  • Monitor and track progress and provide feedback to assist in developing IEPs for children with special needs.
  • Contribute to the planning and evaluation of work programmes for individual students and groups.
  • Organise the learning environment and develop classroom resources as required.
  • Undertake support activities for the teacher as required, e.g. photocopying, preparation of materials, mounting displays
  • Contribute to the management of student behaviour, including anticipating and taking action to prevent potential problems arising.

Support for the school

  • AssistingAttendance lead making call home
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with other staff and parents or carers.
  • Develop parental working relationships and maintain them
  • Suggest areas where ICT might be used to enrich student learning
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and healthy environment.
  • Attend and actively participate in staff meetings
  • Assist in facilitating school events, e.g. school plays, events.
  • Cover other administrative areas as needed (for example covering school reception)


  • Ensure all pupils have equal access to learning using appropriate strategies and resources, where necessary.
  • Liaise with pastoral staff members to ensure the wellbeing of pupils and their full participation in school life.
  • Raise any concerns regarding pupils’ behaviour with the relevant Raising Standards Lead.
  • Implement any specific arrangements for individual pupils, ensuring that relevant staff members are aware of the measures in place.
  • Provide individual pastoral support to pupils, where necessary.
  • Continuously motivate and challenge pupils, whilst promoting and reinforcing self-esteem.


  • To have the ability to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.
  • Appreciate the significance of safeguarding and interprets this accurately for all individual children and young people whatever their life circumstances.
  • To have a good understanding of the safeguarding agenda and can demonstrate an ability to contribute towards a safe environment.
  • The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice and information in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. 

Variation Clause

This job description will be reviewed and updated periodically in order to ensure that it relates to the job performed or to incorporate any proposed changes.  This procedure will be conducted by the Headteacher or line manager in consultation with the post-holder.  In these circumstances it will be the aim to reach agreement on reasonable changes but if agreement is not possible management reserves the right to make changes to the job description following consultation.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Abbey College, Ramsey

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1055 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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