Head of Specialist Resource Base (Autism) – Open Academy


Posted on: Tuesday 10 May 2022 | Diocese Of Norwich Education and Academies Trust.

Open Academy, Salhouse Road, Norwich, NR7 9DL

We are looking for an experienced, committed and enthusiastic teacher with a background in SEND who would welcome the opportunity of directing the provision of the Specialist Resource Base (SRB) for autistic students at the Open Academy.

  • MPS/UPS + Sen allowance £4,524
  • Required from September 2022

The SRB is commissioned by Norfolk County Council to provide high quality, effective and flexible support for a maximum of ten autistic students.

Working with a member of the Senior Leadership Team and with dedicated Teaching Assistants, the SRB is well resourced and welcomes and supports students and their families.

We would be delighted to hear from you if you have:

  • Degree Status
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Secondary School teaching and teaching practice across the age and ability range
  • Specialist experience with SEN students and/or autistic students
  • Familiarity with SEN regulations and local authority procedures
  • Commitment to community and parental involvement
  • A desire to make a positive difference to young people’s lives.


Open Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to relevant checks in line with Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding procedures

Closing date: Thursday 19 May 2022

Interviews: Thursday 26 May 2022

How to apply

Completed application forms should be returned to patotheprincipal@open-academy.org.uk , thank you.

Phone: 01603 481640

Fax: 01603 403662

Email: office@open-academy.org.uk

Principal: Mr Jon Ford

Open Academy
Salhouse Road

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