Website SENDAT

Provider of choice for SEND

START DATE:   APRIL 2021 – in readiness for January 2022 school opening 

SALARY: £58,135 – £67,364 per annum  (SENDAT Leadership Scale L14-L18)


Contract type: Permanent / Full Time 

The Special Educational Needs and Academies Trust (SENDAT) is a Multi Academy Trust focusing on specialist provision and special schools. Its core aim is to provide for the continuum of special needs across the Eastern region 

We now seek an inspirational and visionary leader who is self-motivated and keen to be involved from the very start in setting up a new Special Free School, as part of SENDAT. 

This exciting new addition to the Trust opens in January 2022 and will provide for 100 students aged 5-16 who have an EHCP for Communication and Interaction needs. 

As a Senior SENDAT Leader, you will join the Trust Leadership Group from the outset as an active member and contribute to the success and development of the whole Trust, as well as receiving the support of your fellow-leaders in your role as Head of this exciting new provision. 

All members of SENDAT Leadership Teams are responsible personally and collectively for supporting students in becoming confident individuals, successful learners and responsible citizens.   All SENDAT schools and provisions continually work towards becoming trauma informed and mentally healthy places for all. 

As part of the SENDAT, we offer: 

  • Relocation assistance (where applicable) 
  • Ongoing professional development 
  • A range of employee benefits including Healthcare plan and Cycle2Work 
  • A supportive and collaborative working environment 

 Please download the pack from here and you will find more useful information on the website  https://sendat.academy/fakenham/ then Join our team 

Alternatively please contact Joy Kent (HR Manager)  Tel: 01284 717874 or email hr@sendat.academy.

Completed applications should be returned to Joy Kent, either by email or by post to: 

Email:  hr@sendat.academy 

Post:   SENDAT, Ask House, 2 Northgate Avenue, Bury St Edmunds IP32 6BB 

If you would like an informal discussion prior to submitting your application, you are welcome to contact Lawrence Chapman (CEO), on 01284 717870 or email Lawrence.chapman@sendat.academy  

Closing date:  Monday 30th November 2020 

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. 

SENDAT – welcoming diversity. 

To apply for this job email your details to hr@sendat.academy.