SENCO Admin Assistant

Bardfield Academy, Basildon

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Job Ref No. ECC3255-207S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 3, Point 5-6
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 24/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Week Commencing 1st July 2024  

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School: Bardfield Academy

Position: SENCo Administration Assistant

Contract: Permanent

Hours per week: 12 hours per week (2 full days or 3 hours a day over 4 mornings which are negotiable) (38 weeks - Term time only)

Scale: 3 Point 5-6 (Depending on experience)

Actual Salary: £6,545.09 to £6,651.43 (Depending on Experience)

Start Date: 2nd September 2024

Closing date: 24th June 2024 - midday

Interview date: week commencing 1st July

At Bardfield Academy, we prioritize creating a nurturing educational environment where safety, security, and happiness are paramount. Our guiding ethos, 'Striving to Achieve, Together we'll Succeed!', underscores our commitment to collective growth and success. We are part of the South Essex Academy Trust (SEAT), a dynamic network of schools that champion collaboration and mutual support. SEAT is a multi-academy trust comprising a family of primary schools that actively work together to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and staff.

As the SENCo Administration Assistant, you will provide administrative support to the SENCo and you will undertake general administrative duties. You will need to prioritise tasks so that there is clear organisation and everything runs smoothly on a daily basis.

Hours are negotiable - either 2 full days or 4 mornings, term time only.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

● Experience of SENCo paperwork and processes.

● Experience of specific SEND needs: autism, SEMH, ADHD, cognitive.

● Understand and support the differences in children and adults and respond appropriately

● Understand the roles and responsibilities of staff working in a school and have a commitment to safeguarding all

● Strong organisational and multitasking abilities.

● Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

● The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

What we can offer you:

● Engaged and enthusiastic pupils who are 'proud to belong' to our school and enjoy learning in a stimulating environment.

● A forward thinking, proactive Trust that is dedicated to the success of its pupils and staff.

● Access to ongoing training empowering you to grow and excel in your role.

● An additional week's holiday in October resulting in a 2-week break during this term.

● A comprehensive Employee Assistance programme available to all employees, providing you with the support you need whenever you need it.

Take the Next Step:

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the office team directly at 01268 553488, to schedule an appointment. We hope to meet you.

We encourage you to submit your application at your earliest convenience as we reserve the right to close this job vacancy early.

Bardfield Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS certification and references.

As part of the South Essex Academy Trust we are an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply:

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Please take care to complete the application in full as incomplete applications will not be considered.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Vicky Merrell
Westwood Academy
Beresford Close, Hadleigh
Essex, SS7 2SU
Telephone: 01702 559467

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