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Priory Woods School & Arts College

Priory Woods School & Arts College A Special Place to Learn

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Priory Woods School and Arts College is a large and successful school for children and young people aged 4 – 19 with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and complex needs.

Our school is a vibrant and dynamic place to work. We are a forward thinking, outward facing school, and we constantly strive to challenge, motivate and inspire our special learners to be the best that they can be.

Priory Woods 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 including online checks. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


Office Manager

Head teacher: Miss E Fox
Scale points: Grade H Points 17-20
Actual Salary: £26,127 rising to £28,132
Hours: 37 hours per week, term time only plus three weeks
Contractual status: Permanent

We currently have a vacancy for a full time Office Manager.

If you are a suitably qualified, highly motivated, creative with high aspirations for all learners, we would like to hear from you.

The successful applicant must have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent supervisory skills
  • Experience of working in an office environment at a senior level
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills

Please contact school and ask to speak to Susan Robinson if you would like to have more information about our school or the post.

Please complete the application form and return to Mrs S Robinson at recruitment@priorywoodsschool.com Please indicate clearly which post you are applying for.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and, therefore, all convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as “spent” must be declared.

Closing date: 9am Monday 26th February 2024
Shortlisting: 26th February 2024
Interviews: Monday 4th March 2024


MIDDAY SUPERVISORY ASSISTANT x 2

Head teacher:                Miss E Fox
Scale point:                    Grade B point 5
Salary:                                £3,680 (actual salary)
Hours:                                7.5 hours per week, term time only
Contractual status:   Permanent

We currently have a vacancy for two 7.5 hour per week Midday Supervisory Assistants. Duties include helping pupils with eating and supporting them in the dining hall and in the playground. 

Visits prior to application are invited. Please contact school to arrange.  

Please complete the application form and return to Susan Robinson at recruitment@priorywoodsschool.com

Closing date: 9am Monday 5th February 2024
Shortlisting: Monday 5th February 2024
Interviews: Tuesday 7th February 2024


Specialist Teaching Assistant – Level 3 (x 2)

Head teacher: Miss E Fox
Scale points: Grade G points 12 to 15
Actual Salary: £21,585 to £23,235
Hours:                35 hours per week, term time only plus one week
Contractual status:    Permanent

We currently have vacancies for 2 Level 3 Specialist Teaching Assistants.

If you are a suitably qualified, highly motivated, creative with high aspirations for all learners, we would like to hear from you.

The successful applicant must have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • A good understanding of special educational needs
  • Understanding of child development and learning processes
  • The ability to work with learners from four to nineteen and with a range of abilities

Please contact school and ask to speak to Emma Fox or Vicky McDermott if you would like to have more information about our school or the post.

Please complete the application form and return to Mrs S Robinson at  recruitment@priorywoodsschool.com Please indicate clearly which post you are applying for.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and, therefore, all convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as “spent” must be declared.

Closing date: 9am Monday 19th February 2024
Shortlisting: Monday 19th February 2024
Interviews: Thursday 29th February 2024