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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    9 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Special Needs

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE) Plus SEN Allowance

Teacher with SEND allowance job summary

START DATE: September 2024

WORKING ARRANGEMENTS: Full Time / Job Share Opportunities Available*

CONTRACT: Permanent

LOCATION: Chalk Hill Academy, Sudbury CO10 2SF

GRADE / SP: Main and Upper Pay Range with SEN Allowance

JOB TITLE: KS2/3 Teacher at Chalk Hill Academy – part of SENDAT

A great opportunity has arisen for an outstanding and inspirational teacher who is self-motivated and keen to join Chalk Hill School.

SENDAT is a Multi Academy Trust focusing provision for a range of complex Special Educational Needs and Disabilities across the Eastern region. As a residential Alternative Provision Academy, Chalk Hill is unique. We currently have space for 12 residential boys and 18 day boys with Social Emotional and Mental Health needs, aged 8-14. We are currently on an exciting journey of planned growth and development, as part of SENDAT and the Local Authority’s overall strategy for SEND provision in Suffolk.  

We are looking for a strong, creative and versatile team player who has patience, stamina and a good sense of humour. Subject specialism is not important, but the willingness to teach across the curriculum with a passion for engaging every child with learning is essential. Every new teacher at Chalk Hill benefits from high quality training and individual support. *We welcome applications from candidates interested in job sharing. Responsibilities and hours will be divided as per mutual agreement and in alignment with Chalk Hill's requirements.

This post is a superb opportunity for a forward-thinking teacher who could be: 

A mainstream teacher looking for a new challenge or direction. 

A primary school middle leader seeking to broaden their experience in SEND/behaviour management as a preparation for senior leadership. 

A teacher experienced in SEND/Alternative Provision looking for a new opportunity in a different setting. 

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 Nicki Jennings (Head of School):

Email: nicki.jennings@chalkhill.sendat.academy

Tel: 01787 373583

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

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Chalk Hill

School type
Academy, ages 8 to 14
School size
10 pupils enrolled
Age range
8 to 14

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