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 Our Lady of Walsingham Catholic Trust

Our Lady of Walsingham
Catholic Trust


Please see the relevant school websites for all vacancies.

Additional Vacancies


Salary point range: Leadership scale L12 – L16

Hours: Part time (0.5 FTE)

Responsible to: CEO, Director of Primary Improvement, Trust Headteachers, and the Trustees

Responsible for: Provision of SEND strategies to all pupils across the Trust

Effective Date:  1st January 2024

This newly created position is to support the SENDCos working in the schools in our Catholic multi academy Trust; currently 5 primaries and two secondaries  and due to grow to include another four primary schools.  While each school has its own well qualified and experienced SENDCo, we are now seeking to further develop and strengthen our inclusive Trust community with the addition of the further expertise of an experienced colleague to provide professional advice, guidance and challenge. You will have an excellent knowledge of the code of practice and understand how scarce resources can be deployed effectively to best support our most vulnerable children. You will have high levels of emotional intelligence, be solution focused and committed to working with our Trust and school leaders, teachers and support staff to enable them to deliver excellent SEND provision.

We are looking for a well-informed, experienced leader who has an excellent track record of providing outstanding support for children and young people in primary and/or secondary schools. You may have been part of a local authority team and/or worked closely with senior leadership teams in schools. You may also have provided line management for a SENDCo.


Job Description

Person Specification


Executive Administrative Support
 to the Trust Chief Executive Officer and Executive Team

To provide administrative support to the CEO of the Academy Trust and support the work of the Executive Team and Trust Board.

The Trust has offices in Ipswich and Newmarket and there will be a flexible approach to the location of the position based on the successful candidate.  There may also be some flexibility to work from home on occasion.

16 hours per week term time only, Monday to Friday. (If appropriate and dependent on professional development needs of successful candidate, release time as required to access ongoing apprenticeship training with a nationally accredited provider)

Salary Scale
Grade 5 Points 20-25 Point 22 (FTE salary of £29,439)

Fixed post, one year initially


This is a new and exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated candidate to provide high quality administrative support to our CEO and small executive team.

Our Lady of Walsingham Catholic Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants. 


Executive Administrative Support



Please see the linked documents below for an Application Form, monitoring forms and Notes to Applicants.

Our Lady of Walsingham Catholic Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All documents are presented in a Microsoft Word .docx format. If you require the document in another format please email or telephone 01638 676420

          Senior Leadership Application Form

          Support Staff Application Form     

          Notes to Applicants

          Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Disclosure Form

          Recruitment Monitoring Form

          Consent to Obtain References