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Family Support Worker - SENDAT MULBERRY

Place of work:
Mendlesham; Stowupland
Salary details:
Job term:
Part Time
Closing date:
12 April 2021 01:00 PM
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  • £23,541 - £27,041 pro rata (£17,281 pa)
  • 32 hpw, 39 weeks per year
  • Required from September 2021

The Special Educational Needs and Academies Trust (SENDAT) is a Multi Academy Trust whose provisions support a range of needs including Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD), Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Social, Emotional & Mental Health and Behavioural (SEMH) needs.    Our core aim is to provide for the continuum of special needs across the Eastern region.   

All SENDAT schools and alternate provisions have Trauma Informed practices embedded across the curriculum and SENDAT staff colleagues are given training and support to develop and use these skills in their day-to-day working.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Family Support Worker to join Mulberry, a joint project between SENDAT and John Milton Academy Trust for two new pieces of provision:

  • KS2 group - linked to Mendlesham Primary School
  • KS3-4 group - linked to Stowupland High School

As part of a small, close-knit SENDAT team, you will work in close conjunction with staff colleagues in the host schools to provide high quality support and guidance to students and their families who are accessing the SENDAT Mulberry provision.   Your core purpose will be to raise expectations and aspirations and facilitate academic progress, working with students to build their self-esteem and a sense of pride in their achievements.

As a SENDAT employee, you will play a key role in the start-up and development of these ambitious new provisions, and be instrumental in providing a real, positive impact on the educational and life outcomes for students with SEND.

Further information about the provision is available at: https://sendat.academy/mulberry/

You will also have access to:

  • a wide range of CPD opportunities
  • a range of employee benefits including pension, Health Care benefits and Cycle2Work scheme
  • a supportive working environment

If you would like an informal discussion prior to submitting your application, you are welcome to contact Lawrence Chapman (CEO) on (01284) 717877 or email: Lawrence.chapman@sendat.academy

To request an application pack, please contact Joy Kent, SENDAT HR Manager, on: hr@sendat.academy or call (01284) 717874. Postal address: SENDAT, Ask House, 2 Northgate Avenue, Bury St Edmunds IP32 6BB

Completed applications should be returned to Joy Kent, contact details as above.

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 required for relevant posts.

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