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Special Teaching Assistant

SENDAT - Priory School
Place of work:
Bury St Edmunds
Salary details:
Job term:
Part Time
Closing date:
09 August 2021 09:00 AM
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  • £18,198 pro rata (actual pay £11,828 pa)
  • 28.33 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
  • 8.55am – 3.15pm (includes 40 min unpaid break each day), Monday – Friday
  • Application for flexible working will be considered.

Required from September 2021.

The Special Educational Needs and Academies Trust (SENDAT) is a multi-academy trust whose provisions support a range of needs including Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD), Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Social, Emotional and Mental Health and Behavioural (SEMH) needs. Our 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 new opportunity has arisen for a Special Teaching Assistant to join the Learning Support team at Priory School. You will support teaching and learning, working with small groups and one-to-one as required. This is a challenging role, but incredibly rewarding as part of a team which works together to make a real positive difference to the lives of our children with SEND.

As part of SENDAT, you will have access to:

  • opportunities for flexible working
  • ongoing professional development
  • a range of employee benefits including Healthcare and Cycle2Work scheme
  • a supportive and friendly working environment.

If you would like an informal chat before submitting your application, you are welcome to contact Mick Truman, Head of School. Email: mick.truman@priory.sendat.academy to arrange a telephone call.

To request an application pack, please contact Joy Kent. Tel: (01284) 717874. or email: hr@sendat.academy. You may also download one from the related information section.

Completed applications should be returned to Joy Kent, either by email or by post to: SENDAT, Ask House, 2 Northgate Avenue, Bury St Edmunds IP32 6BB. Email: hr@sendat.academy

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 all posts.

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