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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    7 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Key stage 2


Key Stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) MPR1 - UPR3 with additional SEN allowance £2,539 - £5009

Teacher (Maternity Cover) job summary

START DATE  1st September 2024

SALARY: MAIN/UPPER PAY RANGE FOR TEACHERS WITH SEN1 ALLOWANCE  (SEN2 allowance for those with SEND qualification or significant experience)

LOCATION:  Mulberry Unit, Mendlesham Primary School IP14 5RT



We now seeking a dynamic and a inspirational teacher to take joint responsibility for a KS2, Reception /Early Years groups and deliver outstanding SEND teaching across the curriculum. Reception/Early Tears teaching experience and curriculum knowledge would be advantageous. We are now growing the provision to two KS2 provision at Mulberry Mendlesham and need an additional teacher. The current job share is moving on to explore other opportunities.

Mulberry, a joint project between SENDAT and John Milton Academy Trust for two pieces of provision which opened September 2021

KS2 group – linked to Mendlesham Primary School

KS3/4 group – linked to Stowupland High School

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, by supporting students in the Mulberry class and, if required, in their lessons in the host school

We welcome applications from ECTs who wish to develop their career and have the potential, with support to quickly develop into an outstanding teacher in an environment where students have a range of complex moderate learning needs.

SENDAT has a strong ethos for developing core literacy and numeracy whilst also developing the ‘whole child’, promoting self-esteem, confidence and social skills. We offer professional training and development to enhance knowledge and understanding of SEND, with professional mentoring and small teaching groups.

As part of the SENDAT, we offer:

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

- Access to a wide range of in person and online CPD

- Cycle to work scheme

- Health and welfare assistance package with Simply Health, provides financial support with some things like eye tests, and therapies

- Opportunities to participate in Outdoor Learning activities including Duke of Edinburgh and Scouting schemes

- Annual subsidised staff residential activity weekend in Wales

If you would like an informal discussion prior to submitting your application, you are welcome to contact Hannah Gadie - SENDAT Assistant Head for Mulberry.

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 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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