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Priory Woods School & Arts College

Priory Woods School & Arts College A Special Place to Learn

Vacancies

Level 2 Specialist Teaching Assistant- Fixed Term

Head teacher:                        Mrs Janis French

Salary:                                    Actual salary £13,023 - £13,161 Grade E (Point 17-18)

Hours:                                                30 hours per week, term time only plus 1 week

Contractual status:               Fixed Term contract – 31st August 2019

Required ASAP

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 a Level 2 Specialist Teaching Assistants to support a small group of pupils on a one to one basis.

If you are suitably qualified, highly motivated and interested in joining our outstanding school then please apply.

The successful applicant must have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • A good understanding of special educational needs
  • Understanding of child development and learning processes
  • A NVQ level 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent.

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

Further details in relation to this post can be found on the school website at www.priorywoods.middlesbrough.sch.uk and on Jobs North East.  Application forms should be returned to Katherine Frazer at the above address or emailed to frazer.k@priorywoodsschool.com

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: 4th September 2018

Short Listing: 5th September 2018

Interviews: Thursday 13th September 2018

Application pack is available at the foot of this page.


Level 1 Specialist Teaching Assistant – Fixed Term

Head teacher:                        Mrs J French

Salary:                                    £12,543 actual salary Grade C Point 15                  

Hours:                                    30 hours per week, term time only plus one week

Contractual status:               Fixed Term contract -31st August 2019

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 a 30 hour teaching assistant post to support a pupil with medical needs on a one to one basis.

The successful applicant must have:

  • Experience of working with or caring for children 
  • A good understanding of special educational needs
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team
  • Willingness to undertake training and learn new skills to enable the successful candidate to support the medical needs of the child.
  • An appropriate recognised qualification equivalent or commitment to gaining the qualification – NVQ 2  Care & Education

Further details in relation to this post can be found on the school website at www.priorywoods.middlesbrough.sch.uk and on Jobs North East.  Application forms should be returned to Katherine Frazer at the above address or emailed to frazer.k@priorywoodsschool.com

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: 4th September 2018

Short Listing: 5th September 2018

Interviews: 13th September 2018

Application pack is available at the foot of this page.


Level 3 Specialist Teaching Assistant -  Fixed Term Maternity leave cover

Head teacher:  Mrs J French

Salary:  £17,152 - £18,232 actual annual salary (35 hours) Grade G (22-24) 

Hours:  35 hours per week, term time only plus one week Fixed Term contract – 31st August 2019.

Contractual status:   Fixed Term

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 one 35 hour post to cover a fixed tem maternity leave.

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.

All completed application forms should be returned to Mrs K Frazer at the above address or by email to frazer.k@priorywoodsschool.com

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: Tuesday 4th September 2018

Shortlisting: Wednesday 5th September 2018

Interviews: Thursday 13th September 2018

Application pack is available at the foot of this page.


Family Liaison and Support Officer

Head Teacher:                       Mrs J French             

Salary:                                    £19,804-£21,129 (actual salary) Grade H 25-27

Hours:                                    37 hours per week, term time only plus one week

Contractual Status:              Permanent

Required as soon as possible

We are seeking to recruit a Family Liaison Officer to work in our school and service for children with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and Severe Learning Difficulties.

We work in close partnerships with our parents, carers and supporting services and are looking for someone to lead the way in further embedding our outstanding practices.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated, able to work independently as well as part of a team, have excellent communication, written and IT skills and knowledge of systems which benefit families.  They will be proactive in supporting parents/carers and pupils with the aim of ensuring that all children gain maximum benefit from their education through support around barriers to leaning, engagement with the school, and good attendance.

You will have experience of any of the following – social work, teaching, health or similar disciplines working with families and young people; to provide a support and information service, in order to promote the safety, learning skills, self-esteem and emotional and well-being of all pupils at Priory Woods School.

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.

Application pack is available at the foot of this page.

Closing date: 10th August 2018

Interviews: 17th August 2018