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Priory Woods School & Arts College

Priory Woods School & Arts College A Special Place to Learn

Vacancies

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.

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. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


Reception/Year 1 Leader

Head teacher:                Miss E Fox
Grade/point:
                   MPS/UPS plus TLR 2a (£3,017), plus SEN1 (£2,384)
Contractual status:
    Permanent – to start as soon as possible

We are looking for a Leader who will work as part of the school team to ensure that our children and young people continue to receive an outstanding provision.

If you:

  • are able to inspire and lead a team;
  • are an excellent classroom practitioner;
  • have early years experience;
  • have some experience working with children with SEND;
  • enjoy working in a fast paced, innovative, exciting and supportive environment; and
  • have high aspirations and are eager to work towards the best outcomes for children and young people

then we would welcome your application. The post will be suitable for a teacher with either mainstream or special school experience.

Visits prior to application are warmly welcome, please contact the school on 01642 770540 to arrange an appointment. 

Please complete the application form and return to Mrs S Robinson at

recruitment@priorywoodsschool.com

Closing date: Noon Monday 6th February 2023
Shortlisting: Monday 6th February 2023
Interviews: Tuesday 14th February 2023


Specialist Teaching Assistant – Level 3

Head teacher:                Miss E Fox
Scale point:                    Grade G points 12 to 15
Salary:                                £19,936 - £21,050 (actual salary)
Hours:                        35 hours per week, term time only plus one week
Contractual status:    Permanent

We currently have a vacancy for a 35 hour teaching assistant.

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

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: Noon Monday 13th February 2023
Shortlisting: 13th February 2023
Interviews: Friday 3rd March 2023