Posted Wednesday 10 November
Closing date: Friday 8 December
Interviews to be held: w/c 11 December
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: Grade D – Points 6-9 £23, 893 -£25, 199 FTE Pro rata -Actual Salary £13,144 - 13,849
Location: Kings Priory School
Hours of Work: Part-Time - Fixed Term (25 hours)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding candidate to work part-time and join the additional needs department at Kings Priory School. We wish to appoint an outstanding professional to support with SEND provision for a specific administrative support for a busy and active department. The successful candidate will support in the development of the additional needs department’s vision for continuity and excellence. This could be an opportunity for someone who has been or is a current Learning Support Assistant within a school and can use their knowledge of SEND students to support the administration. This is an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate to help shape the direction of Learning Support at Kings Priory School and we welcome applications from staff who have previous experience of SEND provision and who have a passion for supporting vulnerable pupils.
Kings Priory School is one of the highest performing schools in North East of England, providing high quality education to over 1500 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 2022 at GCSE, 94% of pupils achieved a grade 4+ in English and 89% of pupils achieved a 4+ in Maths. In 2023 at GCSE, 93% of pupils achieved a grade 4+ in English and 94% of pupils achieved a 4+ in Maths.
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.