Assistant to the SENDCo
Fixed-term to July 2022
The Seckford Education Trust is seeking a committed and enthusiastic Assistant to the SENDCo to join our team at SET Maidstone School.
You will be the first point of contact for the SENDCo, answering phone calls in a respectful and professional manner.
You will be responsible for the maintain of pupil records, updating support timetables, responding to queries and drafting responses to letters as well as all other administrative duties as set out by your line manager.
You will be expected to assist the SENDCo in raising the achievement of SEND pupils, develop alternative curriculum pathways.
You will be responsible for monitoring and reporting, and assist in assessment and management of access arrangements.
You will have excellent communication skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office, maintain confidentiality, promote inclusivity and be flexible within your duties.
Experience of working in a similar role is essential.
You will be required to work 35 hours per week, 40 weeks per year. You will typically work between 08.30am and 16.00pm Monday to Friday.
This position is expected to start on 4th January 2022.
Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 15th December 2021; we reserve the right to appoint prior to closing date so please submit your application early to avoid disappointment.
For more information about this role, and to download an application pack, click on apply and request an application form.
Our Trust is committed to equal opportunities, to safeguarding and the promotion of the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff are expected to share this commitment and undergo the appropriate checks. All positions within the Trust are subject to an enhanced DBS (with list checks) and satisfactory references. Only applications submitted using the SET application form will be accepted. We do not accept applications by CV.
The below documents must be read prior to applying for this role and will be factored into interviews:
· Keeping Children Safe in Education;
· SET Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.
Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.
We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.