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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 November 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    18 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Part time
37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£26,445 - £31,894 per annum
Actual salary
£22,451 - £27,069 per annum

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join a new special school, part of the Unity Schools Partnership multi-academy trust, which opened in September 2020.

Sir Bobby Robson School educates young people between the ages of 8-16 who have a wide range of social, emotional and mental health needs. Many of the pupils will also be on the Autistic Spectrum. The school serves a catchment area that covers Ipswich and surrounding areas of Suffolk.

Key elements of this important role are: to assist the school leadership and classroom teachers in creating a safe environment where all pupils can thrive, be happy and make progress and one which supports families and carers. The position would suit someone with Police, Social Work, Teaching or SENCO experience.

They will work as part of a team and will take lead responsibility for welfare, safeguarding and child protection across the school. They will take part in strategy discussions and inter-agency meetings and contribute to the welfare assessments of children. They will advise and support other members of staff on child welfare and child protection matters, and liaise with relevant agencies such as the local authority and police.

The school is part of a collaborative, forward thinking Academy Trust of 30 schools. The school is part of a network of special schools, alongside The Bridge School, Ipswich and Churchill Special School, Haverhill. In addition to this, we have been approved to open new special schools in Bury St. Edmunds and Romford.

For more information or for an informal discussion about the role please contact the Headteacher at head@sbrschool.co.uk or 01473 556210.

Closing Date: 09:00am, Tuesday 30th November 2021

Interviews: Thursday 2nd December 2021

If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/154459INT

Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised date.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 8 to 16
Education phase
School size
30 pupils enrolled
Age range
8 to 16
Contact phone number
01473 556210

About Sir Bobby Robson School

Sir Bobby Robson School educates young people between the ages of 8-16 who have a wide range of social, emotional and mental health needs. Many of the pupils will also be on the Autistic Spectrum. The school serves a catchment area that covers Ipswich and surrounding areas of Suffolk.

Arranging a visit to Sir Bobby Robson School

For more information or for an informal discussion about the role please contact the Headteacher at head@sbrschool.co.uk or 01473 556210.

School location

Lindbergh Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 9FA

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