Posted 23 November 2021
Closing date: 6 December 2021 at 4.30pm
Interviews to be held: w/c 13 December 2021
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: NJC Grade E Point 10 - 14
Location: Kings Priory School, Tynemouth
Hours of Work: Full Time 37 hours
Kings Priory School are looking to appoint an Academic Assistant to support the Academic Manager who is responsible for all aspects of academic management in the school, including Exams, Data and Cover.
The ideal candidate will be highly computer literate, with good working knowledge of Excel being very important. We are very interested in working with candidates who have not yet had the opportunity to work with SIMS and other school-specific software, but are keen and willing to learn from the training offered.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is working towards more senior academic roles in the future and wants to develop the full set of skills required for those roles in a supportive school.
Kings Priory School is one of the highest performing schools in North East of England, providing high quality education to 1450 pupils aged 4 – 19. We are a school with excellent teachers, a family environment, motivated pupils and a commitment to educating the whole child both in and outside of the classroom. We are proud of our pupils who regularly achieve well above the national average in public examinations: *in 2019 at GCSE, 93% of pupils achieved a grade 4+ in English and 87% of pupils achieved a 4+ in Maths. Our pupils also made excellent progress, with a Progress 8 score of +0.28.
The School operates across neighbouring sites in the centre of the attractive coastal village of Tynemouth with short commuting links into Newcastle upon Tyne. Kings Priory School is part of Woodard Academies Trust multi-academy sponsor whose aim is to be a provider of world class education, transforming lives within and across communities. Our Christian Ethos helps to make our school a thoughtful community and we are welcoming, positive and open to pupils and staff of all faiths and none.
Kings Priory 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 practice 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.
*We have used outcomes from 2019 as there are no validated national figures from 2020 for comparison.
Kings Priory 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 practice 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.