Interested in a support role at the new free special school in Fakenham?

Join our face-to-face recruitment event to find out more!

Did you miss the recruitment event?
You can see the recording below!

Special Teaching Assistants
Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTAs)
Family Support Worker (FSW)
Head of Kitchen
Catering Assistants
Cleaning Assistants
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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Academies Trust (SENDAT) and Duke of Lancaster School are hosting a recruitment event for anyone interested in a support role at the new free special school in Fakenham. 

Come along to find out about the posts currently being advertised, including Catering Assistants, Family Support Worker, Head of Kitchen, Higher Level Teaching Assistants, Special Teaching Assistants and Cleaners.

Recordings of the presentations and talks will be made available here on our website for those unable to attend in person.

Join us for the following programme:

14.30: Welcome and Overview of SENDAT by Lawrence Chapman (SENDAT CEO)

15.00: About Duke of Lancaster School and Support Staff Vacancies by Rob Speck (Head of School)

15.30-16.30: ‘How to Apply’ by Joy Kent (SENDAT HR Manager), Q&As and Meet the Team

Recording of Presentation

We know some of you were unable to attend the event in-person. Please see a recording of the presentation below.

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ

Limited parking is available at the Community Centre. 3 hours of free parking is available in the Tesco car park opposite and other car parks are located nearby (pinpointed in the below map). Further information for alternative car parks is available here: www.north-norfolk.gov.uk/tasks/your-community/view-car-parking-locations/  

Fakenham Community Centre is in the centre of town and the postcode is NR21 9DY. Entrance to the centre is via Oak Street by Fakenham Library.

There are several bus stations located in Fakenham, including Lancaster Avenue, Cark Park, Post Office, Oak Street and Fisher Road. The following bus lines stop in Fakenham: 22, 36, 49, X29. More information on local bus routes is available here: www.firstbus.co.uk/norfolk-suffolk/routes-and-maps/network-norwich/yellow-line-2829×29

A number of support staff vacancies are available for Duke of Lancaster School, including Special Teaching Assistants (STAs), Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTAs), Family Support Worker (FSW), Head of Kitchen, Catering Assistant and Cleaning Assistant.

Recordings of the presentations and talks will be posted here on the website so you will be able to view these after the event.

It is important that we continue with safe COVID-19 measures during the recruitment event, including hand washing and social distancing. The event will be in the main hall at Fakenham Community Centre which has a maximum capacity for 200 people and will therefore provide enough space for attendees to social distance in. To ensure protection for yourself and others, it is advised that you complete a Lateral Flow Test 24 hours before attending.  

For any further information, please contact Hannah on 01284 717872 or jobs@sendat.academy.

Duke of Lancaster School will be for up to 100 students with Communication and Interaction needs. 48 students will join the school when it opens in January 2022, and it will grow to meet its full capacity in September 2023.

Duke of Lancaster School and SENDAT are currently recruiting for Special Teaching Assistants (STAs), Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTAs), a Family Support Worker (FSW), cleaner and catering assistants and a Head of Kitchen.

The support staff roles currently being advertised will start when the school opens in January 2022.