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SEND Administrator - Term Time

Turner Schools Family

  • Ref:KCC-F42-91-S
  • Posted:15/03/2019
  • Pay:Academy Range 4 (£14,617 - £15,743 pro rata)
  • Start Date:Apr 2019
  • App Close Date:25/03/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed

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Turner Schools is looking to appoint a highly reliable, efficient and organised SEND Administrator to join Folkestone Academy (Secondary Phase).

The SEND Administrator will work with the SENDCo and the wider SEND team to provide administrative support. The duties of the SEND Administrator range from maintaining all SEND student records including the school management information system, to preparing referrals to external agencies.

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Have HEART
  • Be passionate about supporting our children and the community
  • Have the ability to make our students feel valued and safe
  • Enjoy working as a team
  • Have excellent IT skills
  • Have good organisation skills
  • Have the ability to communicate well (written, face to face, telephone) with internal colleagues, parents and external agencies
  • Be able to prioritise workload
  • Work with external agencies, including professionals and specialists working with our students with SEND

 Experience of using SIMS is desirable but training will be provided.

The working hours of this post are 37 hours per week, term time plus 2 additional weeks (including INSET days) to be worked accross the academic year.

Information about the trust

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) based in Folkestone on the beautiful Kent coast.

Turner Schools is committed to ensuring success without selection for our pupils and students by teaching them the core knowledge and life skills they need to thrive in the modern world. Turner Schools is committed to leading schools where children thrive and knowledge matters.

Our mission is to set a new standard in non-selective education, empowering our pupils and students with cultural capital. In this way we will contribute to the regeneration of the region; we call this mission sea-change.

Following Aristotle's philosophy, we believe that educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. Accordingly, we have encapsulated the Trust's ethos and values in the acronym HEART meaning we have:

H: High Expectations - of yourself, of others, including in terms of aspiration for the community and children we serve, conduct and standards in the widest sense

E: Enthusiasm - in attitude and to nurture it in others be they pupils/students/scholars, parents or colleagues; an

A: Academic subject-based curriculum - tried and tested subjects delivered in coherent sequence

R: Reading for all - achieving chronological reading age as well as love of this enabling and vital skill; and

T: Teamwork - recognising that together we can achieve more than we can alone.

Our HEART model gives stakeholders, staff, pupils and parents a common language.

Our schools include:

Folkestone All Age Academy; Morehall Primary; Martello Primary; and Turner Free School.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:4 Westbrook House ,
    58-60 Shorncliffe Road,
    CT20 2NQ
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com


Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.