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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

Minibus Driver

Salary
£18,185 pro rata (actual £5,640 per annum)

Hours
15 hours per week, 35.2 weeks per annum

Closing Date
26/10/2020 9:00 am

SET Beccles School is an 11-16 non-selective inclusive secondary school and a member of Seckford Education Trust. We are seeking a competent and enthusiastic Minibus Driver to transport students to and from home each day, as well as ensuring that the appropriate checks are carried out on the minibus prior to driving. You will be required to work 15 hours per week during
term-time.

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SET Saxmundham School

Pastoral Support Assistant

Salary
£19,247 - £20,910 pro rata (£15,431 - £16,760) dependent on experience

Hours
Full time, term time only

Closing Date
02/11/2020 9:00 am

We have an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic individual to provide pastoral support to students and their parents. Supporting the Head of Upper/Lower School, the successful candidate will promote and improve student behaviour, attendance and punctuality, and wellbeing. They will also contribute to providing a high level of pastoral care that supports student progress and attainment.

We are part of the Seckford Education Trust, a MAT with five established schools in Suffolk. There are three secondary schools (SET Saxmundham, SET Beccles and SET Ixworth) and in July 2019, SET Causton Junior School and SET Maidstone Infant School joined us. The Trust vision and ethos is to 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 enhance the educational experiences of students at SET Saxmundham School.

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SET Beccles, SET Ixworth and SET Saxmundham Schools

Exam Invigilators

Salary
£9.77 per hour

Closing Date
09/11/2020 9:00 am

Seckford Education Trust are seeking competent and enthusiastic Exam Invigilators to join our teams at SET Beccles, SET Ixworth and SET Saxmundham Schools.
 
The ideal candidates will:

  • Have excellent administrative and organisational skills;
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively with staff and students alike;
  • Supervise students sitting the exams;
  • Provide assistance to staff and students where necessary;
  • Help set up the exam hall;
  • Hand out and collect exam papers;
  • Be team players with sound IT skills;
  • Be flexible, adaptable and collaborative.

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SET Beccles School

Pastoral Support Officer

Salary
£21,485 - £26,725 pro rata dependent on skills and experience (actual salary £17,226 - £21,427)

Hours
Full time, term time only

Closing Date
09/11/2020 9:00 am

SET Beccles School is part of the Seckford Education Trust, ranked in the top 16 of all MATs in the country in 2018. Beccles is a confident and happy place. Our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small school setting. Teaching Years 7-11, we are an ambitious, caring and inclusive school, one which believes in each and every student; seeing them as individual and unique with their own strengths and needs.

We have an exciting opportunity for a committed and enthusiastic individual to provide pastoral support to students and their parents. Working with the Pastoral Team, the Pastoral Support Assistants and Inclusion Leader, the successful candidate will promote and support the raising of attainment and well-being of individual students by contributing to a high level of pastoral support.

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SET Beccles School

Pastoral Support Assistant

Salary
£19,247 - £20,910 pro rata dependent on skills and experience (actual £15,431 - £16,765)

Hours
Full time, 36.4 weeks per annum

Closing Date
09/11/2020 9:00 am

SET Beccles School is a confident and happy place. Teaching years 7-11, we see each individual as unique with their own strengths and needs. Our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small school setting. Our staff members know each of their students as individuals. We are seeking a committed and enthusiastic individual to join our experienced pastoral team to provide support to students and their parents.

The successful candidate will promote and improve student wellbeing, behaviour and attendance and punctuality, thereby contributing to providing a high level of pastoral care that supports student progress and attainment.

While previous pastoral experience will be an advantage, we would welcome applications from candidates who are capable of dealing with sensitive and confidential issues, and who have the ability to relate to young people, parents and staff.

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SET Beccles School

Deputy SENCo

Salary
£21,485 - £26,725 pro rata dependent on skills and experience (actual salary £17,226 - £21,427)

Hours
Full time, term time only

Closing Date
09/11/2020 9:00 am

SET Beccles School is part of the Seckford Education Trust, ranked in the top 16 of all MATs in the country in 2018. Beccles is a confident and happy place. Our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small school setting. Teaching Years 7-11, we are an ambitious, caring and inclusive school, one which believes in each and every student; seeing them as individual and unique with their own strengths and needs.

We are looking for a passionate, talented and rigorous practitioner to join our dedicated team. The successful candidate will assist the SENCo in supporting our SEND pupils and their families, and will contribute to improving standards of SEND across our school. You should have an understanding and concern for SEND requirements, and will support the vision for the future development of SEND.

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SET Beccles School

Learning Support/ Teaching Assistant (SEMH)

Salary
£17,471 - £19,415.64 pro rata (actual £5,603 - £6,227 based on 2 days term-time)

Hours
15 hours per week (2 days), 36.4 weeks per annum

Closing Date
09/11/2020 9:00 am

SET Beccles School is a confident and happy place. Teaching years 7-11, we see each individual as unique with their own strengths and needs. Our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small school setting. Our staff members know each of their students as individuals.

We are seeking an outstanding Learning Support Assistant with experience in SEMH to be part of our committed team of support staff, working two days per week (Thursdays and Fridays). 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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SET Causton Junior School

Wellbeing and Learning Mentor

Salary
£19,171 - £21,166 per annum pro rata dependent on skills & experience

Hours
32.5 hours per week, term-time only (38 weeks per annum)

Closing Date
16/11/2020 9:00 am

We are looking to appoint an approachable, experienced Wellbeing and Learning Mentor to join our established Pastoral Team. You will provide a pastoral service to teachers and class based support staff, addressing the needs of children who require assistance in overcoming barriers to learning in order to achieve their full potential, or accessing the curriculum.

As someone with excellent interpersonal skills, you will develop and maintain effective and supportive mentoring relationships with children, and those engaged with them.

You will work with a range of pupils, but your priority will be those who need the most help, i.e. with medical needs, challenging behaviour, those on the SEND register and those children who have been subject to Adverse Childhood Experiences.

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SET Maidstone Infant School

Teaching Assistant – Specialist Unit

Salary
£17,004 - £21,166 pro rata dependent on skills and experience

Hours
Term-time only – 30 hours per week

Closing Date
18/11/2020 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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