Pupil Administration Manager - Full-time

Nexus Foundation Special School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-7051-305S
  • Posted:31/03/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 8 (£26,205 - £29,885)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:23/04/2021 at 08:00
  • Interviews:27th April 2021


Pupil Administration Manager 37 hours per week 52 weeks per year  Kent Range 8 (£26,205 - £29,885)

Previous experience working in a similar role, managing a team within a school environment is desirable. 

Purpose of the Job:
• To manage the Pupil Administration Team and provide support to the Senior Leadership Team regarding pupil administration matters, including tribunals.
• To ensure the responsibilities of the Pupil Administration Team are carried out in accordance with required deadlines.
• To ensure that the Pupil Administration Team have sufficient knowledge and capability to carry out all pupil administration processes.
• To co-ordinate and manage the school admissions process involving liaison with the Senior Leadership Team as necessary.
• To act as a point of contact for Kent County Council SEN Department.
• To oversee the co-ordination of all pupil related meetings including but not limited to Annual Reviews/Education Health & Care Plan meetings, and pupil transition meetings.
• To ensure that pupil administration processes are efficient and effective at all times.
• To perform the duties of a Pupil Support Officer in addition to management responsibilities.

Information about the school

The School where Excellence meets Opportunity

Nexus is an ambitious school for children and young people aged 2-19 with profound, severe and complex needs, many of whom have a diagnosis of autism. In September 2017, we moved into an amazing state of the art multi-million pound purpose built school, complete with woodland walk and life skills house based in South Tonbridge. We are situated just off the A21 and have a large staff car park. However, we are also only a 15-20 minute walk from Tonbridge Station. In addition, we opened a Satellite Provision based at Wouldham All Saints Church of England Primary School in September 2018.

Nexus invests in employing the best staff and in training them to achieve. We strive to engage staff who are self-motivated, professional and ambitious.

We are members of KASS (Kent Association of Special Schools) which comprises of 24 special schools across Kent and are also part of the Collaborative Learning Alliance of Special Schools (CLASS) Multi-teaching School Alliance.

We are looking for exceptional people to join our team who are able to demonstrate belief in our school culture and ethos; have a passion for working with children and young people with special needs as well as creativity and energy.

In return, we are able to offer friendly, enthusiastic and delightful pupils and a committed, supportive and motivated staff team who are dedicated in providing the best education and support.

We have high expectations for our pupils, striving to ensure that they all achieve their maximum potential; celebrating difference and encouraging curiosity and creativity. We work hard to ensure that their individual needs, interests and abilities are met and that they are resilient and make positive life choices.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join the school at a very exciting time as we continue to expand our provision and pupil numbers.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and all posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Natasha Wynn- HR Officer
  • Address:Upper Haysden Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 8AA
  • Telephone: 01732 771384
  • Email: personnel@nexusschool.org.uk


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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.