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SEND Administrative Assistant

SEND Administration Assistant

SALARY: PPS4, £19,264 per annum (Pro rata to £14,467 per annum)

HOURS: 32.5hrs per week, 39 working weeks per year


START DATE: June 2022

The Priory Academy LSST, one of the UK’s top performing state schools, is looking for a SEND Administration Assistant to join our exceptional staff body. You would join a team who are rightly proud of our Academy’s outstanding academic record of accomplishment but prouder still of the vibrant, supportive and ambitious culture to which we all contribute and foster.

The role involves providing administrative support within the Learning Strategies department and to the Learning Strategies Co-ordinators as when required. The successful candidate will be required to update confidential SEN Information databases, filing and arranging meetings to support the SEND progress and to attend meetings

The successful candidate should have recent/relevant experience of working in an administrative role and in a customer service environment. GCSE English and Mathematics Grade A-C or equivalent, Level 2 Business and Administration or equivalent and a Level 2 IT qualification is essential.

The Priory Academy LSST is a member of The Priory Federation of Academies Trust, an established and supportive MAT. Our scale allows both flexibility and creativity in terms of career development, with permanent and secondment opportunities across our academies allowing exciting career pathways.  We are determined in our mission to improve the life chances of our students and we are equally committed to the wellbeing and development of our staff. All our support staff benefit from annual appraisals, access to CPD opportunities, our Trust Employee Benefits Programme and excellent support from our HR team.

Keen to find out more? A visit to the academy would be warmly welcomed.  Please feel free to make an appointment by contacting Jane Lea on 01522 889977 or emailing

The job description and person specification can be found in the documents located below.

Please complete our online application form under Vacancies at Support Staff Application. Please note CVs are not accepted. 

For expressions of interest, from colleagues within the Trust, please complete the internal application form on the Trust website at The Priory Federation of Academies Trust - Internal Application Form (

Closing date for applications: 12 Noon, Friday 13th May 2022

Interviews: week commencing 16th May 2022

The Priory Federation of Academies Trust is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment for all. Our aim, embedded in the Trust Values, is to enrich our workforce at every level and we encourage applications from all under-represented groups.

The Priory Federation of Academies strictly adheres to GDPR regulations. In order to complete your application for this position you will be required to read and agree to the terms of our privacy statement. This will be available for you to read when you commence your application.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.