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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    7 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£10,029.52 - £10,364.39 Annually (Actual) SENDAT Support Staff pay scale SP 4-6

1-1 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


1 - 1 Support Special Teaching Assistant

Three days per week

18 hours 45 minutes hours per week / 39 weeks per year

Working hours Monday to Friday 8:45 to 15:30

Includes 30 minutes unpaid break


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 the SENDAT, we offer:

- Staff wellbeing day – can be taken at any point throughout the year

- Access to a wide range of in person and online CPD

- Cycle to work scheme

- Health and welfare assistance package with Simply Health, provides financial support with some things like eye tests, and therapies

- Opportunities to participate in Outdoor Learning activities including Duke of Edinburgh and Scouting schemes

- Annual subsidised staff residential activity weekend in Wales

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.

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. Enhanced DBS checks required for relevant posts.

SENDAT – welcoming diversity

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

Type
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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