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    5 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 October 2023

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Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (FTE) SP 4 - 6 ACTUAL SALARY £16,717 to £17,280 on a 31 hour 15 minutes / 39 weeks per year contract

Special Teaching Assistant job summary

POST: SpecialTeaching Assistant

SALARY: SENDATSupport Staff Pay Scale Range SP4-6

£21, 189 to £21,968 (full time equivalent)

CONTRACT: 31 hours 15 mins per week / 39 weeks per year

WORKING ARRANGEMENTS: Monday to Friday 08:45 to 15:30

Includes 30 minute unpaid break each day


The SpecialEducational Needs and Disabilities Academies Trust (SENDAT) is a Multi AcademyTrust focusing on specialist provision and special schools. Its core aim is toprovide for the continuum of special needs across the Eastern region. All SENDAT schools and alternate provisionshave Trauma Informed practices embedded across the curriculum and SENDAT staffcolleagues are given training and support to develop and use these skills intheir day-to-day working.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a SpecialTeaching Assistant (STA) to join Duke of Lancaster

The successful candidate will supportstudents at Duke of Lancaster, where the curriculum offer is designed around the needs ofstudents.

You willwork as part of a close-knit and supportive SENDAT team to provide a safe andsecure educational and caring environment for students with moderate learningdifficulties. You will help ensure thatthey receive specialist teaching and support tailored which meets theirindividual needs and facilitates their academic progress and personaldevelopment.

As a SENDAT employee, you will be instrumental inproviding a real, positive impact on the educational and life outcomes forstudents with SEND.

You will also have access to:

A wide range of CPDopportunities

Opportunities forcareer development. The STA role has proven to be an excellent pathway forthose looking to gain an understanding and experience of SEND and pursuingcareers as HLTAs and Teacher Training.

A range of employeebenefits including pension, Health Care benefits and Cycle2Work scheme, WellBeing Day, free tea & coffee at all sites

A supportive workingenvironment

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting thewelfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staffand volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevantposts. If any elements of the working arrangements are not suitable, we encourage you to get in touch to discuss other working possibilities.

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

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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