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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    6 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Working pattern

Full time, term time: Actual salary £24,625.55-£24,998.24 (39 weeks per year, 37.5 hours per week)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale

Grade 3 (Inner London)

Additional allowances

Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a candidate with experience of working with students with SEN in order to facilitate excellent SEND support. The successful candidate will join a team of dedicated support staff at the Academy. This post is term time plus additional days (to be confirmed).

If you are SEND Administrator and looking for an opportunity to grow, inspire and develop, this may be the role for you.

The development of our students academically, personally and professionally is at the heart of everything we do at Harris Academy Battersea. Our values of Knowledge, Integrity and Resilience embody the qualities we seek to promote and expect to see in our young people. Our SEND Administrator will take a key role in the communication and reiteration of our vision and mission to our students: ‘We develop aspirational young people to thrive in a changing world'.

If you are committed to these values and want to make a real difference to the lives of our young people, then we would welcome an application.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • Qualifications to degree level or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of SEND and learning barriers
  • Some knowledge of strategies in working with young people with challenging behaviours
  • Knowledge of some of the social issues facing students from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Awareness of Health and Safety issues in the workplace
  • Experience of working directly with young people in an education or training environment, supporting the learning of students
  • Experience of establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with a range of stakeholders, at all levels
  • Experience of managing and being responsible for your own workload

For a full job description and person specification, please download the Job Pack.

What the school offers its staff

Harris Academy Battersea is a mixed state secondary school serving a truly comprehensive community in the heart of London. We are an Ofsted ‘Outstanding' school with a track record of delivering fantastic outcomes year on year for our students.

Our Academy is centred on the values of Knowledge, Integrity and Resilience and these underpin the way we work for both students and staff. Our staff are inclusive, diverse and committed to our mission: we develop aspirational young people to thrive in a changing world.

HABS offers a broad, academic and challenging curriculum founded on six key curriculum aims:

  • To develop deep, long-lasting knowledge
  • To develop students into accomplished readers, writers and orators
  • To provide experiences within and beyond the classroom that enrich learning and ensure students can make informed choices about their futures
  • To equip students to challenge injustice in all its forms
  • To enable students to understand how they learn
  • To support students to reflect on their choices and values to improve themselves and their community

These aims underpin all elements of our curriculum, andwe see our core academic curriculum and wider personal development curriculum as intrinsically linked. All staff at the Academy contribute to the personal development of our students through their roles as tutors and through their contributions to the wider life of the academy.

A thriving school can only function with fantastic staff, and our vision is to make teaching at HABS both enjoyable and sustainable. The wellbeing of staff underpins every decision we make, and we seek to ensure that every member of staff can enjoy a work-life-balance enabling them to bring their best to work each day.

At HABS, professional growth and development is central to our mission. Our professional development motto is ‘improve, not prove' and leaders are relentlessly focussed on supporting staff in getting even better through a wide range of internal and external training opportunities.

As a part of the Harris Federation, all staff in the Academy benefit from being part of our network of more than fifty primary and secondary academies across London. Vibrant networks of subject experts meet regularly, and teachers can access bespoke support from our central teams of consultants.

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level.

In addition to the opportunities for career development and progression, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, and many other benefits. Learn more aboutour benefitson our website.

Further details about the role

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing annual review paperwork including completion of forms, gathering feedback from teachers allocating dates for reviews and attending meetings
  • Developing bespoke learning assistant timetables to support students across the Academy and co-planning LSA interventions
  • Supporting SENDCo with management of LSA Team including arranging cover, daily management, LSA Learning Walks
  • Coordinating the Speech and Language provision in the school by devising timetables and communicating with all stakeholders
  • Liaising with external practitioners to schedule and coordinate visits
  • Representing the SEND department at whole Academy wellbeing meetings at Key Stage 3 and 4 (Safeguarding Training Level 3)
  • Completing screening tools for SEN
  • Supporting Y6-7 Transition by contacting/visiting primary schools, families, arranging school tours and gathering SEND information
  • Supporting the SENDCo with SEN Consultation responses
  • Sharing SEN information with teaching staff including writing Individual Development Plans for SEND pupils
  • Supporting the Exams Office in completing access arrangement documentation for pupils who may need extra support in their public examinations
  • Managing Individual Health Care Plans for pupils with medical needs
  • Administering First Aid and manage medical tracker records

Commitment to safeguarding

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

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About Harris Academy Battersea

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1031 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
020 7622 0026

Harris Battersea was ranked 10th in the country in. With a Progress 8 score of +1.27, students achieve more than one grade higher than they would in an average school. Such progress, alongside the best A-level results in Wandsworth, reflect the exceptional dedication with which everyone in the academy has applied themselves.

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