Job Vacancies

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.

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Current Vacancies

SET Beccles School

Senior Administration Assistant – 31 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum

We are looking to appoint a highly-organised and personable Senior Administration Assistant to oversee the general administrative support to the school, the Senior Leadership team and the teaching staff.

Reporting to the Trust Administration Manager, you will work in conjunction with them to ensure the efficient operation and running of the office, and will take the lead on day to day decision making on their behalf.

The successful candidate will have extensive administrative experience at a high level, and will have the ability to effectively oversee / supervise a busy school office and all operational administrative matters on a daily basis. Previous experience of working within a school environment would be an advantage but is not essential.

Closing date: 9am on Thursday 25 July 2019

SET Ixworth School

Administration Assistant – 28 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

We are looking for a capable and versatile Administrator 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 any general administrative support as required, including:

  • Providing a welcoming front line service to all visitors and general reception duties;
  • Maintaining student database and parent contact details;
  • Administering the admissions process;
  • Producing school trip information;
  • Complying with policies relating to child protection, safeguarding and health and safety;
  • Developing positive and constructive relationships with staff, parents and students;
  • Reprographics, typing, collation of documentation, drafting and production of official reports, minute taking and dealing with attendance or exams;
  • Undertaking tours of the school for applicants and parents/carers and new students as requested by the Headteacher.

It would be desirable to have had previous experience of working with data management systems but this is not essential as training can be provided. An ability to communicate clearly and sensitively with staff, parents and students is essential, as well as strong IT skills.

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 5 August 2019

Chef – 35 hours per week, 37 weeks per annum

SET Ixworth School is seeking a committed and enthusiastic Chef to join our busy Catering Team. You will need to have a culinary background, and be motivated to provide the best possible, quality fresh food, prepared from scratch to students.

Here at Ixworth Free School we believe that healthy eating plays a vital role in the successful education of our students. We have therefore invested in a high quality catering service that offers healthy, good value meals. We are absolutely committed to promoting an environment which encourages  healthy lifestyle choices.

You will be required to work 35 hours per week in total, 37 weeks per year, typically between 8:00am and 3:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 29 July 2019

General Catering Assistant – 22.5 hours per week, 37 weeks per annum

SET Ixworth School are looking to appoint an enthusiastic General Catering Assistant to start with us in September. You will assist with all general kitchen/catering duties as directed by the Chef Manager, including the preparation and provision of the food service to pupils, staff and clients.

Experience of working in a kitchen/catering setting would be preferable. A basic Food Hygiene certificate would be an advantage but full training will be given.

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 29 July 2019

SET Saxmundham School

Senior Administration Assistant – 31 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

We are looking to appoint a highly-organised and personable Senior Administration Assistant to oversee the general administrative support to the school, the Senior Leadership team and the teaching staff.

Reporting to the Trust Administration Manager, you will work in conjunction with them to ensure the efficient operation and running of the office, and will take the lead on day to day decision making on their behalf.

The successful candidate will have extensive administrative experience at a high level, and will have the ability to effectively oversee / supervise a busy school office and all operational administrative matters on a daily basis. Previous experience of working within a school environment would be an advantage but is not essential.

Closing date: 9.00am on Thursday 25 July 2019