This job expired on 25 September 2023

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    25 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£48,894.00 - £53,972.00 Annually (FTE) Leadership payscale L5 - L9

Assistant Head Teacher job summary


LOCATION: Sunrise, Church Lane, Carlton Colville, Lowestoft NR33 8AX


WORKING ARRANGEMENTS: FULL TIME (Fixed term to end of term 31st December 2023)


The Special Educational Needs and Academies Trust (SENDAT) is a Multi Academy Trust focusing on specialist provision and special schools. Its core aim is to provide for the continuum of special needs.

MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE: To work as part of the Sunrise Leadership Team to provide educational leadership and management of the satellite provision and more widely to support the Senior Leadership Team at Sunrise in the day-to-day running of the school.

For further information regarding the role, please see the attached job description. If you would like an informal discussion prior to submitting your application, you are welcome to contact Patrick Hamilton - Head of School.

 As part of the SENDAT, we offer:

- Continuous professional development and training opportunities

- Dedicated support from our school improvement team

- Career and leadership opportunities within our growing trust

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

- Cycle to work scheme

- Health and welfare assistance package with Simply Health, provides financial support with some things like eye tests, and therapies, childcare vouchers and so much more!

- Opportunities to participate in outdoor learning activities including Duke of Edinburgh and scouting schemes

- Annual subsidised staff residential activity weekend in Wales


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.

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 Sunrise Academy

School type
Free School, ages 9 to 16
School size
41 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 16

Sunrise joined SENDAT Trust on 1st April 2022. It was previously called The Everitt Academy. It caters for up to 52 young people with a full EHCP for SEMH in Key Stages 3 and 4.

We are working with the LA to consider taking some Key Stage 2 students in the future.

As at Trust we are committed to trauma informed practice across all our schools and in all policies we work to. We have trained over 30 Level 5 practitioners and have an ongoing commitment to this. To support this work we have developed out TIS umbrella, which aims to show approaches and programmes that we use across the Trust under our overall TIS approach. Two of the schools in the Trust are TIS approved schools and we are working on all school being approved. https://sendat.academy/trauma-informed

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