COVID 19 UPDATE: Avocet House and Turnstone House remain open throughout the Covid 19 epidemic, all necessary precautions are being taken to ensure the safety of our young people, staff and visitors.  Referrals continue to be accepted and any enquiries should be referred to the Principal, Vicki Collings.

Download our Covid 19 Action Plan for further information and for details of our remote education offer.


SES Kite commenced on 4 September 2020 providing a new provision for post 18 year olds.

TEACHING ASSISTANT with Specialist Education Services

Salary NJC Scale pts 3 – 8 (£18,562 - £20,493 per annum, pro rata for term time only). Scale pts 6 – 8 for appropriately qualified and experienced candidate.

Specialist Education Services is looking for a new Teaching Assistant to join the team at Turnstone House.  We are a company with a national reputation for excellence in our work with Looked After Children and outstanding staff support and development, underpinned by a “No Limits” approach.  Our two establishments, Avocet House and Turnstone House based on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, are dual registered as schools and children’s homes, both holding outstanding Ofsted judgements for education.

SES delivers a potent learning experience, with a radical and innovative approach.  We set no limits for the progress of our young people or for the development of our staff.  A post with SES is ideal for candidates who feel they would relish the opportunity to be part of a team that is creating exciting personalised learning programmes for children.

It is always worth a conversation with us if you are unsure whether this work is for you, or to get more information to help you make your decision.  If you are interested then please contact us on 01508 517000, or go to our Contact page to request an application pack.

Closing date for applications is Friday 16 October 2020.

Proposed interview date is Friday 23 October 2020.

SES TA2 JD 0519

SES TA2 PS Selection Criteria Candidate Info 0216

SES TA3 JD 0519

SES TA3 PS Selection Criteria Candidate Info 0216

Closing date: 16 Oct 2020