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  • Start date details

    November 2023

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (FTE) Actual salary SENDAT Support Scale Points 4-6 Pro Rata depending on Working Hours and Weeks

Business Support Assistant (Maternity Cover) job summary

An opportunity has arisen for a well-organised individual with excellent communication skills to join our close-knit front office team at Priory School.   The successful candidate will be a key member of the team that is the central communication and administrative hub for the school.   We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate a flexible and pro-active approach to their work with core qualities that include tact, diplomacy and discretion as second nature.

About this Role:

POST: Business Support Assistant (Maternity Cover)

START DATE:  November 2023 

CONTRACT TYPE:  Temporary - Maternity cover to cover until October 2024

WORKING ARRANGEMENTS:   37 hours per week/ 39 weeks per year 


£23,114 - £23,893 per annum (full time equivalent) 

LOCATION:  Priory School, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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 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.

As part of the SENDAT, we offer:

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

·       A wide range of professional development opportunities

·       A supportive working environment

We are interested in strong applicants applying even if they would also like to apply for flexible working. This could be the hours of the day or could be the number of days a week etc. Please make any flexibilities clear in your application.  

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 Priory School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 19
School size
215 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19

School location

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