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 ASSISTANTS with Specialist Education Services

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

Specialist Education Services is looking for Teaching Assistants to join our teams at Avocet House and 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 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 and 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 with social, emotional and mental health complexities.

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 549320 or go to our contact page.

SES is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointments are dependent on a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

We are an equal opportunity employer with diversity and inclusion at the centre of everything we do.

The closing date for applications is Friday 2 July 2021

Proposed interview date is Friday 9 July 2021.

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Closing date: 02 Jul 2021