Vacancy: SEN Administration Officer (October 2021)

Castle Mead School
Job reference
Closing date
8th November 2021 at 9.00am
Interview date
To be confirmed
Start date
To be confirmed
Contract type
Grade E8 £19,698 pro rata for 45.6 working weeks per year
25 hours per week, Term time plus one week in school holiday
Role overview
Castle Mead school is a vibrant, growing primary school in the heart of East Trowbridge. Rated ‘Good’ at its last Ofsted inspection, the school continues to go from strength to strength under the new leadership of Mrs Emma Larkham, with two form entry, an onsite Nursery and Complex Needs Resource Base.
The school has an exciting vacancy for an SEN Administration Officer. This role will involve a range of administrative duties that support the Resource Base and SEN Team, including maintaining digital and paper records, coordinating and minute taking for SEN review meetings and ensuring there is effective communication between the school and other professionals supporting our children. It will also involve working as part of the business support team to support the wider life of the school. The role requires high levels of confidentiality, communication skills and attention to detail.
If this sounds like a good fit for you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you are:
• Committed to our vision of providing Inspirational Learning for All
• Aware of the importance of confidentiality and safeguarding of children
• Experienced in working in a busy office environment
• An excellent communicator with both parents children and staff
• Confident with the use of Microsoft Office (and ideally have some experience of updating and maintaining website content)
• Confident in the use of SIMs or other MIS
• Highly organised and can work under pressure to meet deadlines
• Able to form positive relationships and be part of a friendly, dedicated business services team
• Flexible and adaptable with a strong commitment to teamwork
• Energetic and enthusiastic with a good sense of humour
Other information
Unfortunately we are currently unable to support visits, but the Candidate Brief on the right will give you a real ‘feel’ for our ethos, vision and values. If you’ve got questions after reading the document, please email

Candidate Briefing Pack >

Application Form >

Equality & Diversity Form >

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

What we offer

We recognise the value and contribution every member of our staff makes to our schools, and in return for their dedication and commitment we provide:

  • An excellent working environment, with access to all the resources you will need to create exceptional learning opportunities
  • Opportunities to work and plan collaboratively with experienced colleagues from across The Trust
  • Warm, enthusiastic and friendly children who are keen to learn and deserve the best
  • A clear vision with purpose and values that are supported by all our staff
  • A commitment to high quality professional development and career progression
  • A basic Zoom account
  • The opportunity to increase your skills and knowledge through a National College training account, where you can access thousands of training courses online for free, whenever you want them
  • A buddy for all of our new staff, who provide support for as long as is needed to help our starters become a part of the Mead family as quickly as possible
  • Access to a comprehensive staff portal, to make it quick and easy to get to everything you need in one place