5 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    25 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,308.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (FTE) Pro rata £19,936 - £20,437







JOB PURPOSE: To work as part of the SEND team in supporting the Academy in attaining


Answering enquires, typing, sending letters and reports to parents/outside agencies. (To respond to enquiries and contacts and to provide courteous advice, accurate and reliable information to support staff, pupils, parents, agencies and the public)

Dealing with situations of a sensitive nature in a professional and discreet manner

Manage up to date record keeping as directed by the SENDCo, including upkeeping of the SEND register

To communicate effectively with parents, carers and other professionals (all staff and outside agencies) via telephone and email

Carry out all related administrative duties as directed by the SENDCO, including taking minutes at meetings, updating student files and updating records, document and report preparation, storage and retrieval

Producing timetabling of support for Teaching Assistant’s and day to day organisation of the SEND department personnel under guidance from the SENDCo

Maintain up to date records in relation to the management information system, SIMs, and the provision map/pupil passport system in place. To ensure updated information is shared effectively across school

Assisting with ordering office supplies and SEND resources for the department

To provide the administrative support for applications for Education and Health Care Plans (EHCP)or referrals to outside agencies (as appropriate)

To prepare and collate all relevant paperwork/ invitations/room bookings etc ahead of annual reviews

Assist and help set up the organisation of Parent/ Carer and Student Tours and Transition Days


To ensure all duties and responsibilities are discharged in accordance with the Academy’s health and safety at work policy

To participate in the Academy’s appraisal system and procedures, ensuring that performance standards and targets are set and met within the agreed timescale

Any other reasonable duties as commensurate with the grading of the post

Ensure confidentiality at all times

To be aware of Health and Safety and adopt best practice in this respect at all times

To be responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils

For more information please contact Donna Spendelow, HR Recruitment officer at Dspendelow@neale-wade.org or call 01354 606000

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications have been received.

Neale-Wade Academy 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. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants. The Active Learning Trust Limited are required to conduct online searches about you as part of their shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance.

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 Neale-Wade Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1333 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Neale Wade Academy is an educational establishment for 11 - 18 year old students.

School location

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