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SEND Administration Officer & Managing Medical Needs Lead - Full-time

Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-4534-233S
  • Posted:12/06/2024
  • Pay:Kent Range 6 £21,804 p.a. pro rata (£25,127 FTE)
  • Start Date:1st September 2024
  • App Close Date:26/06/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 10th July 2024


We are seeking to appoint a Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Administration Officer / Managing Medical Needs Lead

We at Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School take immense pride in our school, we are friendly, innovative and are committed to ensuring all our students are educated in a safe, supportive and caring environment, whilst receiving a high-quality education. We are seeking to appoint someone who shares these values and would like to join us in delivering on our commitment to our entire school community.

If you are calm and well organised, able to work under your own initiative, can confidently prioritise demands and have a can-do attitude, we invite you to apply for this position.

The successful candidate will be required to provide administration support for the SEND department, working alongside the SENDCO. They will also have responsibility as our Managing Medical Needs Lead.  It is essential that the successful candidate has excellent communication skills and enjoys working as part of a busy team.

If successful, you will be joining our fabulous support staff team who are fully committed to supporting all our students, helping them reach their true and full potential.

The post is 37 hours per week, and you will be required to work 39 weeks per year (currently term time plus 37 hours during the Summer holidays).

The salary will be paid at KR6 starting at £21,804 p.a. pro rata (FTE £25,127 to £26,383)

Closing date for applications is Mid-day, Wednesday 26th June 2024

We reserve the right to interview and appoint suitable candidates prior to the published closing date. 

Interview date: Wednesday 10th July 2024

Start date : 1st September 2024

Any enquiries should be made to Mrs Elaine Wall (H.R. Manager), ewall@langton.kent.sch.uk  




Information about the school

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is a highly respected selective Voluntary Controlled Girls’ Grammar School that places students’ academic success on a par with their wellbeing, creating a unique learning community where every individual matters. Students attending the school are aged between 11-18 years and the school has a student roll of about 1,300 students (with approx. 400 pupils in our mixed Sixth Form).

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is committed to safeguarding Children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Simon Langton Girls Grammar School expects all governors, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure check from the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other relevant employment checks, including oversees criminal background checks, where applicable. All new governors, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Elaine Wall
  • Address:Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3EW
  • Telephone: (01227) 463711
  • Email: ewall@langton.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01227) 458363


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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.