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  • Closing date

    10 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 October 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


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:                  Special Teaching Assistant

SALARY:           SENDAT Support 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 Special Educational Needs and Disabilities 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.

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

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

You will work as part of a close-knit and supportive SENDAT team to provide a safe and secure educational and caring environment 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.

As a SENDAT employee, you will be instrumental in providing a real, positive impact on the educational and life outcomes for students with SEND.

You will also have access to:

· A wide range of CPD opportunities

· Opportunities for career development. The STA role has proven to be an excellent pathway for those looking to gain an understanding and experience of SEND and pursuing careers as HLTAs and Teacher Training.

· A range of employee benefits including pension, Health Care benefits and Cycle2Work scheme, Well Being Day, free tea & coffee at all sites

· A supportive working environment

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.  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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