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SENCO Administration Assistant - Term Time

The John Wallis Church of England Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-6919-404S
  • Posted:13/10/2021
  • Pay:Academy band D: £19,723 - £20,893 (pro-rata £16,64
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:31/10/2021 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking to appoint an individual to act as SEN Administrator. The post holder will provide an efficient and professional secretarial and administrative support to the Academy SENCO Team.  The role is full-time, term-time only.


The role requires someone who pays meticulous attention to detail, has energy, enthusiasm, a calm manner, the ability to prioritise, a flexible working approach and able to cope with conflicting demands and interruptions in order to meet internally and externally imposed deadlines. S/he will be approachable, have sound people skills, strong written and verbal communication together with a 'can do' attitude.


Main duties:

  • Providing overall administration support to the Special Educational Needs Team.
  • Planning of all Annual Review documentation ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Typing and distributing EHCP reviews and documentation.
  • Typing correspondence to parents, agencies, professionals, staff and any internal correspondence under the direction of the SENCO team
  • To collate, input and assess a range of data required to update the SEN Records
  • To develop and manage the SEN filing system (including emails, record of telephone conversations), the archiving, retrieval and disposing of SEN information as appropriate
  • Liaising with primary/feeder schools and external service ensuring that all SEN information is received
  • To produce all letters and reports as required, including individual letters to parents, arrange meetings, take minutes, respond to telephone calls and messages etc., for the SENCO
  • To attend meeting and take minutes as and when necessary
  • Liaise with the Examination Administrator on Special Examination Arrangement Applications

Information about the school

The John Wallis Church of England Academy is a 0-19 Academy in Ashford, Kent. The Academy provides an outstanding learning environment that ensures a wealth of opportunities for students to achieve their full potential, with a curriculum that engenders a love of learning; high attainment, helping students to become qualified, skilled and adaptable; a personalised learning approach, offering outstanding tutorial support; high expectations of all its students, irrespective of their ability or needs; a strong ethos of security, care and warmth for one another, increasing students self esteem and confidence; providing stepping stones to and from the community it serves.

The Academy values the contribution of all it’s staff and offer the following benefits: • Discounted fees at our on-site Nursery provision • Salary Extras employee initiatives including a Cycle to work scheme and discounted shopping, • An Employee Assistance Programme with a arrange of benefits available to staff and their immediate family, • Discounted membership at local gym facility.

The Academy Privacy Impact for job applicants is available on our website.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Recruitment Team
  • Address:Millbank Road, Kingsnorth, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3HG
  • Telephone: 01233 623465
  • Email: HR@thejohnwallisacademy.org
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).