SEND Admin Assistant (Support Role B)

Posted on 17 November 2023
  • Salary £23194 - £23620 pro rata
  • Contract Term Time - Fixed Term
  • Closing Date Apply by 6 December 2023


Westdene Primary School

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
    10 per week
  • Closing date
    6 December 2023
  • Job category
    Support Staff - Education
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Directorate
    BHCC: External

Job introduction

Paid weeks per year: 47.36 (inclusive of holiday entitlement)

Fixed Term: Until 31st December 2024

Start date: As soon as possible

The governors are seeking to appoint a highly organised Administration Assistant to join our busy and dedicated SEND team.  The successful candidate will primarily provide first class administrative support to our SENDCO, as well as being a contact point for the team.  We invite applications from suitably qualified motivated and enthusiastic candidates. 

About the role

The successful candidate will need:

  • Suitable and successful experience of working in a busy office, preferably within a school environment, although training will be given.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • An ability to work with excellent accuracy, detail and a highly systematic approach.
  • Competency in numeracy, literacy and ICT, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • A high standard of verbal and written communication, typing and inter-personal skills.
  • The ability to fit in and work as part of a successful and busy team.
  • To recognise the confidentiality of the role.

Responsibilities include the distribution of key reports to teachers and outside agencies, ensuring SEND records are accurate and up to date and supporting the SENDCO with key administrative tasks, including but not limited to Education & Health Care Plans and referrals.  To be considered for the role, it is essential that applicants have a warm personality, a welcoming demeanour and a hands on, active and positive approach to all tasks.  This role is a temporary role, initially to 31/12/2024.

Westdene Primary School is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointment to this post will be subject to a successful enhanced DBS check and acceptable personal references.

Location: Westdene Primary School

Hours: 10 hours, the days on which can be negotiated with the successful candidate

For further information, please contact the school office at Westdene Primary School, Bankside, Brighton, BN1 5GN. Telephone: 01273 916618. E-mail:

Closing date: Midday, Wednesday 6th December

Interview date: Tuesday 12th December 

How to apply: Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school.


Telephone:  01273 916618

Additional information

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.


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