EHCP & SEND Administrator

Bournemouth and Poole College

  • £22,082 per annum
  • Avon / South West
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Here at Bournemouth & Poole College, we are looking to recruit a SEND Administrator on a full -time, permanent basis. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £22,082 per annum.

At Bournemouth & Poole College our staff are passionate and committed to achieve the very best outcomes for our students – we transform lives. We recognise and value our people as our most important asset in achieving each of the strategic outcomes within our College’s Strategic Plan. We believe it is through our people that an excellent student experience will be delivered, and this will have a positive impact in our local community. We value inclusion and we are committed to the promotion of equality, diversity, and inclusion, ensuring we have a diverse, skilled, and motivated workforce who are empowered and engaged. This makes our College a unique, vibrant and rewarding place to work.


The SEND Administrator Role:

To support the business functions of the Student Inclusion team providing excellent customer service to all stakeholders accessing services within the department.

•                  Delivering high quality administrative support for all aspects of an EHCP learner’s journey including;

•                  Administering pre-entry and consult processes

•                  Organisation of Annual Review meetings

•                  Acting as a point of contact for internal and external customers


Responsibilities as our SEND Administrator will include:

•                  Recording and tracking enquiries, applications and formal consults

•                  Attend panel meetings and collate responses and actions

•                  Communicate with the local authority SEN teams and other external professionals

•                  Updating the Annual Review tracker

•                  Ensure up to date copies of paperwork and information are available for staff

•                  Communicate with staff, parents, students, external professionals and local authorities to arrange dates and send invitations

•                  Book accommodation for the meetings

•                  Taking minutes

•                  Schedule deadlines for paperwork and ensure documents are finalized and sent

•                  Responding to enquiries in person, by phone and email

•                  Updating student record systems

•                  Booking appointments and meetings in staff diaries

•                  Distributing and checking mail

•                  Maintaining accurate records and files


As our SEND Administrator, you’ll ideally have:

•                  Education/training to at least Level 2 standard.

•                  Level 2 English & Maths

•                  Previous administration experience

•                  Experience using spreadsheets and recording data

•                  Customer service experience

•                  Competent in Microsoft Office applications particularly Excel functions

•                  Communication skills including written and verbal

•                  Ability to multi-task and respond to enquiries in an efficient manor

•                  Excellent organisational and communication skills

•                  Ability to work in a busy environment and to meet deadlines

•                  Flexible and positive attitude


Benefits you will receive:

You will receive excellent benefits and a competitive salary:

•                  27.5 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 30.5 after 5 years’ service

•                  up to 4 days additional leave during the Christmas closure period

•                  Free parking at all of our college sites (where spaces are available)

•                  Access to Discount Schemes at multiple retailers

•                  Enrolment into the NEST Pension Scheme


If you feel you are the right candidate for this SEND Administrator role, then please click ‘apply’ now!

Closing Date: 23 July 2024

Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.


The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

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