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EHCP Admissions Manager - Full-time

Snowfields Academy , Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-7006-114S
  • Posted:09/02/2024
  • Pay:Actual salary £24,750 (£27,007 FTE)
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:26/02/2024 at 22:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Please be aware that this role is based at both the Bearsted and Cranbrook colleges.

Are you passionate about ensuring that every student with Autism receives the support they need to thrive in an educational environment? Are you skilled in managing the process of Education, Health, and Care Plan (EHCP) admissions? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as an EHCP Admissions Manager at Snowfields Academy.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage the EHCP admissions process from initial inquiry to enrollment, ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations and guidelines.
  • Coordinate with local authorities, parents, and external agencies to facilitate smooth transitions for students with ASD
  • Collaborate with school staff, including teachers, therapists, and support staff, to gather relevant information for applications and admissions for students with EHCPs
  • Maintain accurate records of applications, assessments, and admissions for students with EHCPs,  ensuring confidentiality and data protection.
  • Stay updated on changes to EHCP legislation and best practices in special educational needs provision and placements

We are looking for:

  • Experience working in a similar role within the education sector, preferably in a SEN setting.
  • Strong understanding of EHCP processes and requirements, with experience managing the admissions process to special schools for students with EHCPs.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with staff and external agencies.
  • Organisational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Empathy and sensitivity towards the needs of students with ASD and their families.
  • Relevant qualifications in education, special educational needs, or related fields are desirable.

The successful candidate will receive:

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.

  • Opportunities for professional development and training in special educational needs provision.

  • Supportive and inclusive working environment dedicated to improving outcomes for students with ASD.

If you are passionate about supporting students with ASD and have the skills and experience to excel in this role, we would love to hear from you.

This is a permanent opportunity which offers an actual salary of £24,750 per annum (£27,007 full time equivalent) based on 37.5 hours per week, Term Time + 3 weeks inset (8am-4pm Monday-Friday). Please note that interviews may be conducted on a rolling basis, therefore, early applications are encouraged to avoid disappointment.

 

Information about the school

Working with us at Snowfields Academy: ​​​​​​​Snowfields Academy opened in September 2020 as a new secondary provision for students with ASD. When full we will offer 140 places across year groups 7-13 for young people who are working at or close to age-related expectations. Class sizes are small with 12/13 in each class, supported by 2-3 teaching assistants according to need. We offer a range of GCSEs and other qualifications for young people on a blend of academic and vocational pathways.

The academy benefits from being a brand new school with a design tailored to the students it provides for, carefully considered to make the most of both its inside and outside environments in order to enhance the learning of its students. The environment supports specialisms in horticulture and catering with a purpose-designed teaching kitchen, servery and cafe, and internal and external horticulture facilities supporting our students into employment. We will work closely with local businesses to offer an outstanding range of work experience opportunities and supported internships.​​​​​​​

At Snowfields Academy we:

  • Inspire and engage our children so they develop a lifelong love of learning, working towards the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme at Key Stage 3
  • Deliver a quality, inclusive education so all children are able to achieve to their full potential
  • Create a learning environment where barriers to learning are overcome and students feel safe and happy and are ready to learn
  • Ensure that all children feel valued and celebrate their individuality and success at every opportunity
  • Always work within a multi-disciplinary framework alongside families and other professionals
  • Use personalised approaches to manage behaviour and reduce anxieties
  • Ensure safeguarding, pastoral support and embedding British Values are at the heart of all we do
  • Create a culture where staff work collaboratively as part of the wider team, sharing ideas and good practice and offering support to each other.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

"Snowfields Academy offers the very best personalised approaches within an inspiring learning environment. Our students are taught and supported by exceptional staff who offer care, challenge and support. Every student has a personalised transition from their starting point into our Academy and we work closely with other providers to streamline this process and smooth out any challenges along the way. Snowfields Academy brings our values to life: Be Kind, Work Hard, Communicate, Stay Safe and Be Happy. These values permeate our building, our curriculum, our aims and our ethos and we work hard every day to ensure we bring our motto, Where Nurture Meets Aspiration, to life, and help our students to thrive." - Principal Dee Pickerill

Please find the Trusts Vision: https://vision2030.org.uk/

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Holly Neve (Head of Recruitment - LAT)
  • Address:Popesfield Way, Maidstone , Kent , ME14 5GA
  • Telephone: 01634 412 240
  • Email: info@snowfieldsacademy.org.uk

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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 Education.