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Seckford Education Trust is always on the lookout for ambitious, enthusiastic and committed people to join our growing team of talented teaching and support staff.

Our Schools champion a unique approach and we believe we offer an exciting educational alternative in the Beccles, Ixworth, Saxmundham and Felixstowe areas.  The Trust vision and ethos is designed to develop a lifelong love of learning in all our students and to challenge them to achieve their potential. With us you will be able to influence the development of a group of new schools in the beautiful county of Suffolk. We welcome applications from anyone looking for a new challenge or career progression, whether they are experienced teachers or new entrants into the profession.



Current Vacancies

SET Beccles School; SET Ixworth School; SET Saxmundham School

1:1 Tutors in Maths

Salary
Competitive

Hours
Flexible

Closing Date
05/08/2020 9:00 am

The Seckford Education Trust (SET) was established in 2012, and in response to community requests it opened three secondary schools: SET Beccles School, SET Ixworth School and SET Saxmundham School. In July 2019 we welcomed two Felixstowe based primary schools to the trust: SET Maidstone Infant School and SET Causton Junior School.

We are now looking to appoint a 1:1 Maths Tutor at each secondary school (there is the option to work across all three schools), for up to three days per week, to support in raising attainment and to provide a more tailored experience for identified pupils, to help nurture their potential and inspire and develop them to ensure they succeed.

As a qualified specialist in Maths, you will have previous experience of supporting students across key stages 3 & 4 and will be able to monitor progress.

When applying, please indicate which school you are applying to.

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SET Maidstone Infant School

Teaching Assistant – Specialist Unit

Salary
£17,004 - £18,896 pro rata dependent on skills and experience

Hours
Term-time only – 27.5 hours per week

Closing Date
10/08/2020 9:00 am

SET Maidstone Infant School is a proud member of the Seckford Education Trust and works in partnership with SET Causton Junior School. We share many things including a determination to improve the outcomes for children. Out staff go the ‘extra mile’ to ensure that children ‘Enjoy, Achieve and Thrive’. We have a team of staff who are dedicated to the welfare of all our young people. As a school we have adopted ‘The Thrive Approach’ as a way of supporting our young people.

We are now looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work as part of our team in our established specialist provision. This is a local authority provision hosted onsite and is available for children in Reception to Year 2 with a wide range of special educational needs. Through experience of sunning specialist provision previously, our staff are experts in supporting children with SEND, particularly those with autism, social interaction needs, social communication needs and sensory needs. There will be opportunities to work alongside the specialist provision classes at SET Causton Junior School.

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SET Causton Junior School

Teaching Assistant – Specialist Unit

Salary
£17,004 - £18,896 pro rata dependent on skills and experience

Hours
Term-time only – 27.5 hours per week

Closing Date
10/08/2020 9:00 am

SET Causton Junior School is a proud member of the Seckford Education Trust and works in partnership with SET Maidstone Infant School. We share many things including a determination to improve the outcomes for children. Out staff go the ‘extra mile’ to ensure that children ‘Enjoy, Achieve and Thrive’. We have a team of staff who are dedicated to the welfare of all our young people. As a school we have adopted ‘The Thrive Approach’ as a way of supporting our young people.

We are now looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work as part of our team in our established specialist provision. This is a local authority provision hosted onsite and is available for children from Year 3 – Year 6 with a wide range of special educational needs. Through experience of running specialist provision previously, our staff are experts in supporting children with SEND, particularly those with autism, social interaction needs, social communication needs and sensory needs.

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SET Maidstone Infant School

Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Specialist Unit

Salary
£18,548 - £26,852 pro rata dependent on skills and experience

Hours
Term-time only – 30 hours per week

Closing Date
10/08/2020 9:00 am

SET Maidstone Infant School is a proud member of the Seckford Education Trust and works in partnership with SET Causton Junior School. We share many things including a determination to improve the outcomes for children, our staff go the ‘extra mile’ to ensure that children ‘Enjoy, Achieve and Thrive’. SET Maidstone Infant School has a team of staff that are dedicated to the welfare of all our young people. As a school we have adopted ‘The Thrive Approach’ as a way of supporting our young people.

We are now looking to appoint an HLTA as part of our team in our established specialist provision. This is a local authority provision hosted on site at SET Maidstone and is available for children in Reception to Year 2 with a wide range of special educational needs. Through experience of running specialist provision previously our staff are experts in supporting children with SEND particularly those with Autism, Social interaction needs, Social communication needs and Sensory needs. There will be opportunities to work alongside the specialist provision classes at SET Causton.

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SET Causton Junior School

Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Specialist Unit

Salary
£18,548 - £26,852 pro rata dependent on skills and experience

Hours
Term-time only – 30 hours per week

Closing Date
10/08/2020 9:00 am

SET Causton Junior School is a proud member of the Seckford Education Trust and works in partnership with SET Maidstone Infant School.  We share many things including a determination to improve the outcomes for children.  Our staff go the ‘extra mile’ to ensure that children ‘Enjoy, Achieve and Thrive’.  We have a team of staff who are dedicated to the welfare of all our young people.  As a school we have adopted ‘The Thrive Approach’ as a way of supporting our young people. 

We are now looking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to work as part of our team in our established specialist provision.  This is a local authority provision hosted onsite and is available for children from Year 3 – Year 6 with a wide range of special educational needs.  Through experience of running specialist provision previously, our staff are experts in supporting children with SEND, particularly those with autism, social interaction needs, social communication needs and sensory needs. 

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SET Causton Junior School

Midday Supervisors

Salary
£9.18 per hour

Hours
6.25 hours per week (11.50am – 1.15pm, Monday to Friday, term-time only)

Closing Date
10/08/2020 9:00 am

SET Causton Junior School are looking to appoint four friendly and energetic midday supervisors to join our dedicated team.

You will be responsible for ensuring the safety, welfare and good conduct of pupils during their lunchtime break, supervising and helping children in the dining and play areas.

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SET Ixworth School

Administration and Exams Assistant

Salary
£17,500 (pro rata) per annum

Hours
28 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum

Closing Date
17/08/2020 9:00 am

We are looking for a capable and versatile Administration & Exams Assistant to join our small team in our busy School Office in the heart of the School. You will be carrying out a wide range and level of duties.

Reporting to the Trust Administration Manager via the Senior Administration Assistant, you will provide specific support in administering the examinations process, as well as assist with any general administrative tasks.

An ability to communicate professionally, clearly and sensitively with staff, parents and students is essential, as is the requirement to possess strong IT skills. Previous experience of working in a school office environment would be an advantage.

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SET Ixworth School

Teaching Assistant

Salary
£17,004 - £18,896 pro rata (actual £13,633 - £15,150) per annum dependent on skills and experience

Hours
37.5 hours per week, term-time only

Closing Date
24/08/2020 9:00 am

SET Ixworth School are seeking an outstanding Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated team of support staff.  You will help drive attainment and contribute towards building a positive and creative learning environment.  You will be working with small groups of students and individuals who may have learning, behavioural, physical or emotional difficulties.

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