SET Ixworth

Hours: 37.5 hours per week | 36.4 weeks per annum

Salary: £18,525 - £21,138 FTE per annum dependent on experience

Closing date: 22/08/2022 09:00

Download Job Pack

SET Ixworth is an over-subscribed inclusive school and proud member of the Seckford Education Trust. We share many things including a determination to improve the outcomes for children, our staff go the ‘extra mile’ to inspire, enable and celebrate each and every young person’s personal best.

We are looking to appoint a Specialist Teaching Assistant to join our Forge, providing support to our students with Special Educational Needs. You will support learning, educational progress, social and emotional development and inclusion of our students. The successful candidate will be pro-active, efficient, patient, and resilient. You will be good a building strong relationships and an excellent communicator at all levels.

Are you:

  • Experienced in supporting students with Special Educational Needs?
  • Proud of working in a school and passionate about your profession?
  • Someone who sees solutions and not problems?
  • Willing to go the extra mile for the benefit of students and families?
  • An excellent team member?
  • A person with fresh ideas, energy and enthusiasm in promoting learning and achievement?
  • Experienced in empowering students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities?

If so, the children, staff, parents/ carers and trustees of SET Ixworth School would very much like you to join them.

Specialist training will be available on appointment and throughout the probationary period with the option of investment in a range of CPD and further specialisms.

For more information about the school, please visit our website: https://www.ixworthschool.org.uk/

To request an application pack, please contact recruitment@seckfordeducation.org.uk.

We reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date for the right candidate; please therefore submit your application early to avoid disappointment.


Our Trust is committed to equal opportunities, to safeguarding and the promotion of the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All staff are expected to share this commitment and undergo the appropriate checks.  All positions within the Trust are subject to an enhanced DBS (with list checks) and satisfactory references.  Only applications submitted using the SET application form will be accepted.  We do not accept applications by CV. 

The below documents must be read prior to applying for this role and will be factored into interviews: 

  • Keeping Children Safe in Education;
  • SET Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.

Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. 

Application Form