This job expired on 18 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    4 October 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
100% of a full-time teaching role
Contract type
£44,331 to £49,019

Job summary

Phase Leader with KS5 Responsibility
STPCD Leadership Points 3-7 - Actual Salary £44,331 to 49,019 per annum

Thriftwood is part of the SEAX Multi-Academy Trust and is situated on two sites in Chelmsford. Thriftwood School is sited in Galleywood and our College is on the other side of town in Melbourne.
We are a day school and college, catering for children and young people aged 7 to 19 years who have moderate learning difficulties - including multiple and complex needs - such as autism and speech, language & social communication difficulties.
We offer a tailored curriculum which focuses on key skills, whilst also providing a broad and engaging knowledge base.  Promoting independence and personal and social skills are fundamental to every lesson.
We strongly believe in creating a culture of achievement and recognition, in which pupils want to participate, developing responsibility, tolerance and respect for others.  We are inclusive and strive to work together to help our pupils reach their full potential.
Choosing to work with us will allow you to further your career in a provision which has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted on all three of its last Inspections. You will be working with a range of exceptional practitioners and have the support of a friendly, caring team. At Thriftwood, every day is a buzz of activity, enjoyment and learning where our personal care for each other features in everything we do.
I hope we will have the chance to share more of Thriftwood’s unique character with you and that we can look forward to receiving your application in due course.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 19
Education phase
School size
253 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19
Contact email
Contact phone number
01245 963006

About Thriftwood School

SEAX is a small, but growing, special school multi-academy trust based in Essex. We currently comprise four schools; Grove House in Brentwood, Thriftwood in Chelmsford and Kingswode Hoe & Langham Oaks in Colchester. We are due to open a fifth academy, the Hawthorns, in Chelmsford in the near future. Our provisions serve pupils with moderate learning, speech & language and SEMH difficulties.

SEAX is a truly great place to work, offering staff a total reward package, excellent CPD opportunities and outstanding support and guidance from highly experienced and dedicated practitioners.

If you would like the opportunity to progress your career with us, we would very much like to hear from you and you can contact us by emailing:

We look forward to meeting you soon.

Arranging a visit to Thriftwood School

You can arrange to visit Thriftwood by telephoning the College on 01245 262779. Visits will be subject to any COVID-19 regulations which may be in place at the time.

School location

Slades Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8RW

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