Lead Teacher-Specialist Resource Base.

Posted on: Thursday 18 November 2021 | Diocese Of Norwich Education and Academies Trust.

Open Academy, Salhouse Road, Norwich, NR7 9DL

We are looking for an experienced, committed and enthusiastic teacher with a background in SEND who would welcome the opportunity of directing the provision of the Specialist Resource Base (SRB) for autistic students at the Open Academy.

This is a job share opportunity with the current post holder.

The SRB is commissioned by Norfolk County Council to provide high quality, effective and flexible support for a maximum of ten autistic students.

Working with a member of the Senior Leadership Team and with dedicated Teaching Assistants, the SRB is well resourced and welcomes and supports students and their families.

We would be delighted to hear from you if you have:

  • Degree Status
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Secondary School teaching and teaching practice across the age and ability range
  • Specialist experience with SEN students and/or autistic students
  • Familiarity with SEN regulations and local authority procedures
  • Commitment to community and parental involvement
  • A desire to make a positive difference to young people’s lives


+ SEN allowance £4,479 (pro rata)
Permanent Part Time (job share) 2 days per week
Required as soon as possible


Values and ethos

DNEAT has been established to provide excellent education for children and young people helping all to have high aspirations and to achieve of their best both academically and in preparing them effectively for life in modern multi-cultural Britain.

Our values are based on those demonstrated by the teachings and life of Jesus and include service, humility, respect, love and perseverance. Our academies are inclusive, welcoming those of all faiths and none. Our focus is on serving the local community and enabling our family of academies to work effectively together.


Open Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to relevant checks in line with Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding procedures.


Closing date: Friday 3 December 2021

Interviews: Monday 6 December 2021

How to apply

For a Job Description and an Application Form, please see below;

DNEAT Teacher Application Form 18.21

2. JD and Job Spec. Lead Teacher – SRB January 2020

Completed application forms should be returned to;


Open Academy
Salhouse Road

01603 481640

Mr Jon Ford

You may also be interested in...

View all


Assistant Caretaker/Cleaner

St Benet's Multi-Academy Trust

The Harleston Federation (Archbishop Sancroft High School and Harleston Primary School)

We are looking to recruit a full time assistant caretaker/cleaner to join our site team across the Harleston Federation, supporting us to deliver the very best outcomes for our community.



This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join Swaffham Church of England Primary Academy as a Teaching Assistant.