14 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    16 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available


Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,968.00 - £24,496.00 Annually (FTE) SP 6-10 £15,753 to £17,565 Actual

Special Teaching Assistant job summary

The Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Academies Trust (SENDAT) is a Multi-Academy Trust whose provisions support a range of needs including Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD), Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Social, Emotional and Mental Health and Behavioural (SEMH) needs.  Our core aim is to provide for the continuum of special needs across the Eastern region.     

All SENDAT schools and alternate provisions have Trauma Informed practices embedded across the curriculum and SENDAT staff colleagues are given training and support to develop and use these skills in their day-to-day working. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Special Teaching Assistant to join Mulberry, a joint project between SENDAT and John Milton Academy Trust 

Based at Mendlesham Primary School

14 hours per week / 39 weeks per year

Working hours Monday to Friday 8:30 to 16:00 (Flexibly)

You will work as part of a close-knit and supportive SENDAT team to provide support  for students with moderate learning difficulties. You will help ensure that they receive specialist teaching and support tailored which meets their individual needs and facilitates their academic progress and personal development, by supporting students in the Mulberry class and, if required, in their lessons in the host school. 

As a SENDAT employee, you will play a key role in the start-up and development of these ambitious new provisions, and be instrumental in providing a real, positive impact on the educational and life outcomes for students with SEND. 

As part of SENDAT, we offer: 

  • Employee benefits including pensions, healthcare cash plan and cycle2work scheme 

  • A wide range of professional development opportunities  

  • A supportive working environment 

To find out more: 

If you would like an informal discussion prior to submitting your application, you are welcome to contact Hannah Gadie (Assistant Headteacher) via hannah.gadie@mulberry.sendat.academy.  

Closing date: 9am on 29th September 2023

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts. 

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Commitment to safeguarding

SENDAT Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment checks will be required for all of our staff at SENDAT.

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About Sendat

Multi-academy trust

SENDAT is a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Academies Trust, the provider of choice for SEND. We support a range of needs from ages 5 to 25.

Our expertise lies in Moderate Learning Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Social Emotional & Mental Health and Behavioural needs. We work across Suffolk and Norfolk to try to meet the needs of students with SEND.

There are 5 special schools and two centers linked to mainstream.

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