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The Federation of St Edmund's and St Joseph's Catholic Primary Schools

The Federation of
St Edmund's & St Joseph'sCatholic Primary Schools

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Teacher - Maternity Cover - SEND Unit (The Nest)

Salary:             Main scale (SEND allowance)

Hours:             1 x 1FTE         

Start:               January 2024 – August 2024

A great opportunity to join a supportive team working with enthusiastic pupils at our school situated in the thriving market town of Bury St Edmunds. The successful candidate will join the team of staff working in The Nest, SEND unit. The unit has 3 classes with a total of 30 children who have a range of learning and communication needs. We are proud of our curious children who work hard to be successful and are supported by their parents. We are looking for a teacher who enjoys working as part of a team of teachers and LSAs can inspire our children to be ambitious.  Our Staff are able to participate in significant professional development opportunities from induction of Early Career Teachers to NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH and Master’s degree. You will be joining an established federation of two primary schools where shared planning and assessment are designed to support staff well-being. We welcome staff who share and support the Catholic ethos of our school.


The Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to demonstrate this commitment in every aspect of their work. The successful candidate will need to undertake a DBS check.



For more information or an informal discussion, please contact the Executive Headteacher, Maria Kemble, at the school (Email:  or Tel 01284 755141). Visits are strongly encouraged.


Closing date for application: 6th December

Interviews: week beg 11th Dec