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Priory Woods School & Arts College

Priory Woods School & Arts College A Special Place to Learn


Level 2 Specialist Teaching Assistant

Head teacher:                        Mrs Janis French

Salary:                                    Actual salary £13,910 Grade E Point 8

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

Contractual status:               Fixed Term contract – 31st August 2020

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 Assistant 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 to arrange an appointment.

Please complete the attached application form 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: 10th December 2019

Interviews: Friday 13th December 2019