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Priory Woods School & Arts College

Priory Woods School & Arts College A Special Place to Learn


Level 3 Specialist Teaching Assistant – Full time

Head teacher:            Mrs J French

Salary:                        £18,049 - £19,585 (actual salary - 35 hours TTO + 1 week)

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 children and young people aged 4 – 19 with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and complex needs. We currently have a vacancy for one 35 hour teaching assistant post.

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

Visits prior to application will be restricted due to COVID restrictions. However, please contact school and ask to speak to Janis French, Hazel Souter or Emma Fox if you would like to have more information about our school or the post.

Please complete the application form and return to Mrs J French at

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: 12.3.21 at noon.

Interviews: 23.3.21