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Priory Woods School & Arts College

Priory Woods School & Arts College A Special Place to Learn


Level 3 Specialist Teaching Assistant x 2

Head teacher:            Mrs J French

Salary:                        £17,146 - £18,226 actual salary (35 hours)

                                    Prior to 31/3/2019 - Grade G (22-24)

Hours:                         35 hours per week, term time only plus one week

Contractual status:   Permanent

Priory Woods School and Arts College is a large and successful school for young people aged 4 – 19 with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and complex needs. We currently have a vacancy for two 35 hour teaching assistants.

If you are a suitably qualified, highly motivated, creative and are competent in the use of ICT across the curriculum, then please apply.

The successful applicant must have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A good understanding of special educational needs across the age ranges
  • Understanding of child development and learning processes
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

Visits prior to application are warmly welcomed please contact the school on the number above to arrange an appointment.

Please complete the attached application form (at the foot of the page) and return to Mrs K Frazer at the school address or by email to

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date: 25th February 2019

Shortlisting: 26th February 2019

Interviews: 7th March 2019