Salary: WAT NJC Grade D Points 6-9 £19,171 - £20,344 FTE
Start Date: November 2020 or sooner
Closing date: Monday 12 October 2020
Formal Interview: Friday 16 October 2020
Contract type: Fixed term
Learning Support Assistant
We wish to appoint an outstanding Teaching Assistant to join our Learning Support Department. The successful candidate will be a highly committed, creative and energetic practitioner who is able to make a full contribution to further raising standards of achievement and to the wider life of the school. Please state curriculum strengths and interests in your application. Experience of working in Key Stage 4 and a curriculum strength in Maths and Science, alongside experience of working with pupils with a wide range of needs, would be preferable. The post will involve working with pupils on a one-to one support basis, some small group work and supporting our students in a classroom environment.
Kings Priory School
Kings Priory School is an all-through school providing high quality education to pupils aged 4 to 19. The result of a merger between a thriving independent school and an outstanding community primary school, we are an inclusive, non-fee paying School with excellent teachers, a family environment, motivated pupils and a commitment to educating the whole child, both in and outside of the classroom.
Kings Priory School has been named the best state secondary school in the North East of England in the 2020 Real Schools Guide. Pupils achieve exceptional outcomes which are well above national averages. In 2020, 97% of pupils achieved a 4+ in English and 95% of pupils achieved a 4+ in mathematics.
We are also very proud of the outcomes students achieve in the Sixth Form. In 2020, over 80% of university applicants accepted a place at a university of choice, with many choosing to continue their education at prestigious Russell Group universities, including Oxbridge.
The School operates across two 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
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.