Job Vacancies

Seckford Education Trust is always on the lookout for ambitious, enthusiastic and committed people to join our growing team of talented teaching and support staff.

Our three Free Schools champion a unique approach and we believe we offer an exciting educational alternative in the Beccles, Ixworth and Saxmundham areas.  The Trust vision and ethos is designed to develop a lifelong love of learning in all our students and to challenge them to achieve their potential. With us you will be able to influence the development of a group of new schools in the beautiful county of Suffolk. We welcome applications from anyone looking for a new challenge or career progression, whether they are experienced teachers or new entrants into the profession.

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Current Vacancies

Beccles Free School

Subject Leader of Science – Full Time or Part Time (0.8 FTE)
Beccles is a confident and happy place, where our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small school setting. Our staff members know each of their students as individuals. As an all-inclusive school, we celebrate the successes of all of our students together as a community and we have aspirations that everyone will make progress above the national average.

We are seeking a talented Subject Leader for Science to lead and develop our Science department. You will play an active role in the School’s development as we continue to grow year on year, working in an environment where you will really make a difference. Science is taught from year 7 through to GCSE. You must be committed to raising the standard of our students by creative and engaging teaching.

Closing Date: 9.00am on Monday 29 April 2019

Teacher of Geography and Philosophy & Ethics – Full Time
Beccles is a confident and happy place, where our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small school setting. Our staff members know each of their students as individuals. As an all-inclusive school, we celebrate the successes of all of our students together as a community and we have aspirations that everyone will make progress above the national average.

We are seeking a talented Teacher of Geography and Philosophy & Ethics to join our School. Whether you are an NQT or an outstanding teacher looking for a new challenge, you will play an active role in the School’s development as we continue to grow year on year, working in an environment where you will really make a difference. You must be committed to raising the standard of our students by creative and engaging teaching. You will help nurture the potential in every student, inspiring and developing them to ensure they succeed.

Closing Date: 9.00am on Monday 29 April 2019

Teacher of Maths – Full Time or Part Time considered
Beccles is a confident and happy place, where our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small school setting. Our staff members know each of their students as individuals. As an all-inclusive school, we celebrate the successes of all of our students together as a community and we have aspirations that everyone will make progress above the national average.

We are seeking a talented Teacher of Maths to join our mathematics department. You will play an active role in the School’s development as we continue to grow year on year, working in an environment where you will really make a difference. Mathematics is taught from year 7 through to GCSE. You must be committed to raising the standard of our students by creative and engaging teaching.

Closing Date: 9.00am on Monday 29 April 2019

Teacher of MFL – Part Time (0.6 FTE)
Beccles is a confident and happy place, where our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small school setting. Our staff members know each of their students as individuals. As an all-inclusive school, we celebrate the successes of all of our students together as a community and we have aspirations that everyone will make progress above the national average.

We are seeking a talented Teacher of MFL to join our languages department. Whether you are an NQT or an outstanding teacher looking for a new challenge, you will play an active role in the School’s development as we continue to grow year on year, working in an environment where you will really make a difference. MFL is taught from year 7 through to GCSE. You must be committed to raising the standard of our students by creative and engaging teaching.

Closing Date: 9.00am on Monday 29 April 2019

Teacher of Science – Full Time or Part Time positions considered
Beccles is a confident and happy place, where our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small school setting. Our staff members know each of their students as individuals. As an all-inclusive school, we celebrate the successes of all of our students together as a community and we have aspirations that everyone will make progress above the national average.

We are seeking a talented Teacher of Science to join our Science department. You will play an active role in the School’s development as we continue to grow year on year, working in an environment where you will really make a difference. Science is taught from year 7 through to GCSE. You must be committed to raising the standard of our students by creative and engaging teaching.

Closing Date: 9.00am on Monday 29 April 2019

Ixworth Free School

Lettings Coordinator
We are looking to appoint a personable Lettings Coordinator to assist us with unlocking and locking the premises as required. The hours would be variable, dependent on requirements but we have confirmed bookings for at least one evening per week, where the requirement would be to open the premises from approximately 5.30pm, and lock up again at approximately 7.00pm. The regularity could increase as the facilities become more widely used. Flexibility, honesty and reliability are key to this role, along with customer-facing skills.

Closing Date: 9.00am on Wednesday 24 April 2019

Teacher of Maths and Science – Full Time
If you are passionate about your subject, and want to work in an environment where you will really make a difference, Ixworth Free School is the place for you.

We are a small growing school; ambitious for our students, recognising each student as an individual. We place significant emphasis on the traditional values of respect, kindness and developing strong subject knowledge. Our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small setting. We are part of the Seckford Education Trust, a MAT with three established schools in Suffolk. All three schools champion a unique approach and we believe we offer an exciting educational alternative.

We are seeking a talented Science and Maths Teacher to join our School. You must be committed to raising the standard of our students by creative and engaging teaching.

Closing Date: 9.00am on Wednesday 01 May 2019

Minibus Driver – Part Time (20 hours per week, 35.2 weeks per annum)

Ixworth Free School is an 11–16 non-selective inclusive secondary school and a member of the Seckford Education Trust. We opened in 2014 and are a small growing school with high ambitions for our students.

We are seeking a competent and enthusiastic Minibus Driver to cover transport students to and from home each day. You will be required to work 20 hours per week, during term-time.

Closing Date: 9.00am on Wednesday 01 May 2019

Saxmundham Free School

Teacher of Maths – Full Time & Part Time (0.6 FTE) positions available
Opened in September 2012, we are a small growing school; ambitious for our students and seeing each individual as unique with their own strengths and needs. Saxmundham is a confident and happy place. Our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small school setting. Our staff members know each of their students as individuals.

We are seeking a talented two Teachers of Maths to join our Mathematics Department. The successful candidates must be committed to raising the standard of our students by creative and engaging teaching.

Closing Date: 9.00am on Monday 29 April 2019

Teacher of MFL – Part Time 0.4 FTE
Opened in September 2012, we are a small growing school; ambitious for our students and seeing each individual as unique with their own strengths and needs. Saxmundham is a confident and happy place. Our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small school setting. Our staff members know each of their students as individuals.

We are seeking a talented part-time (0.4FTE) Teacher of MFL (ideally specialising in French) to join our language department at Saxmundham Free School. MFL is taught from year 7 through to GCSE. You must be committed to raising the standard of our students by creative and engaging teaching.

Closing Date: 9.00am on Monday 29 April 2019

Teacher of PE (Girls) – Full Time
Opened in September 2012, we are a small growing school; ambitious for our students and seeing each individual as unique with their own strengths and needs. Saxmundham is a confident and happy place. Our students receive excellent pastoral care and support in a small school setting. Our staff members know each of their students as individuals.

We are seeking a talented Teacher of Girls PE to join our PE department at Saxmundham Free School. PE is taught from year 7 through to GCSE. You must be committed to raising the standard of our students by innovative and engaging teaching.

Closing Date: 9.00am on Monday 29 April 2019