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Administrative Assistant SEND - Term Time

Riverside Primary, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-3757-28S
  • Posted:06/06/2023
  • Pay:D2
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:20/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking to appoint a SEND Administrator to cover the maternity leave of the current postholder. The successful applicant will work under the direction of the Inclusion Managers at our two primary schools, Twydall and Riverside, as part of a professional team supporting excellent provision for pupils with SEND. The role will involve carrying out a wide range of operational tasks, working across both schools, to provide and maintain comprehensive administrative support for SEND processes and systems.

Key tasks will include:

  • monitoring and updating information held electronically, including on SIMS, ensuring all data is up to date and accurate;
  • maintaining records in digital and hard copies, ensuring paperwork is recorded and filed accurately and is made available to the relevant people;
  • collating and preparing paperwork for various aspects of SEND, including information related to assessments, referrals to other agencies, care plans, funding applications and the Annual Review process for students with EHCPs;
  • liaising with parents and carers to enable timely information sharing and accuracy of records;
  • liaising with other professionals to arrange visits and appointments.

Information about the school

We are a popular, mainstream community school, which is part of Rainham Mark Education Trust. The school had a good Ofsted Inspection in November 2019, and was recognised as being Outstanding in the areas of Behaviour and Attitudes and Personal Development. The key values held by our school community add to the success and inclusive nature of the school. These values are Curiosity, Happiness, Aspiration, Respect, Articulacy, Community, Teamwork, Equality and Resilience – ‘Character’.

The school has two integrated special provisions for a small number of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder or Visual Impairment, who are taught in the mainstream classes with appropriate support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Helen Robson
  • Address:St Edmunds Way, Wakeley Road, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 8ET
  • Telephone: 01634 338700
  • Email: office@riverside.medway.sch.uk
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.