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Priory Woods School & Arts College

Priory Woods School & Arts College A Special Place to Learn

Vacancies

Director of Creative and Performing Arts

From September 2018.

Salary UPS SEN1(Currently £2106) TLR2B (Currently £4,545)

We are an all age (4-19) special school in Middlesbrough and we work with children and young people with a range of learning difficulties, including Severe Learning Difficulties, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, and Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities.

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. We are an Arts College and the arts are central to everything we do and hope to achieve for our children and young people.

Due to the retirement of our current post holder, we have a vacancy for a Director of Creative and Performing Arts. This post sits within the senior leadership team and is an outstanding opportunity if you

  1. Are an excellent classroom practitioner
  2. Have experience within SEND settings
  3. Enjoy working in a fast paced, innovative, exciting and supportive environment and playing a strategic role in our ongoing drive for improvement
  4. Have high aspirations and are eager to work towards the best outcomes for children and young people
  5. Have experience of teaching within the arts with children and young people with SEND
  6. Have experience as a middle or senior leader
  7. Believe that the arts, in all its forms, is a vehicle for promoting positive outcomes for learners with SEND

then we would welcome your application. We would also welcome interested candidates to visit our school.

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: 23.3.18

Shortlisting date: 26.3.18

Interviews: 18.4.18

Opportunity to visit:  Wed 21.3.18 at 2.30pm. (If this is not possible, please phone to arrange an alternative date.)

Application pack available at the foot of the page.


Pool Attendant/Lifeguard

Head Teacher:                      Mrs J French             

Salary:                                    £12,967 actual salary

Hours:                                    30 hours per week, term time only plus four weeks (including the first 3 weeks of the summer holidays)

Contractual Status:              Permanent

Required as soon as possible

Priory Woods School and Arts College is a large and successful school for 180+ young people aged 4 – 19 with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and complex needs. 

If you are suitably qualified and highly motivated then please apply.

The successful applicant must have:

  • A RLSS National Pool Lifeguard qualification
  • Experience of working as a lifeguard
  • The ability to work closely and effectively within a team
  • A willingness to learn and ability to manage ongoing training to ensure that their lifeguarding qualification is kept up to date.

Visits prior to application are warmly welcomed, please contact the school on the number above to arrange an appointment.

Application forms should be returned to Katherine Frazer at the school address or emailed to frazer.k@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: Friday 23rd March 2018

Interviews: Thursday 29th March 2018