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Residential Care and Special Teaching Assistant

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Priory School - SENDAT
Place of work:
Bury St Edmunds
Salary details:
£11,302 pa
Job term:
Part Time
Closing date:
18 December 2018 01:00 PM
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28.33 hpw, 39 weeks per year. 12 midday - 6pm, Monday - Thursday; 11.40am - 4pm (Friday).

Required from January 2019.

SENDAT is a Multi Academies Trust focusing on specialist provision and special schools. Priory School, a founder member of SENDAT is an academy special school for students with a range of special educational needs and disabilities. Priory currently has 189 student places including 23 residential places.

Due to internal transfer, we are seeking a Residential Care and Teaching Assistant to provide support our students both in class and in their after-school activities.

You will also be required to participate in 5 x staff professional development days during the year.

You will act as a vital link between the residential and Special Teaching Assistant Teams and provide continuity or support for our students, in both their classroom setting and in their more informal residential activities. You will play a key role in helping them to develop self-dependence and the social skills to integrate successfully into the school and wider communities.

In return for your hard work and commitment to our students, we offer a range of career development opportunities and a supportive working environment.

If you would like an informal discussion prior to submitting your application, you are welcome to contact Georgina Lewis, Head of Safeguarding and Residence on (01284) 761934 or via email at: georgina.lewis@priory.suffolk.sch.uk

To request and application pack, please contact Joy Griffiths by post: Priory School, Mount Road, Bury St Edmunds IP32 7BH, email: joy.griffiths@sendat.academy or on (01284) 722646.


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 or police vetting will be required for relevant posts.