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Priory Woods School & Arts College

Priory Woods School & Arts College A Special Place to Learn


You can download the application packs at the bottom of the page. 

Level 2 Specialist Teaching Assistant

Head teacher:                        Mrs J French

Salary:                                    £12,513 - £12,759 actual salary (Grade E)             

Hours:                                    30 hours per week, term time only plus 1 week

Contractual status:               Fixed Term reviewed annually 31st August

Required ASAP

Priory Woods School and Arts College is a large and successful school for young people aged 4 – 19 with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and complex needs.  We currently have a vacancy for a Level 2 Specialist Teaching Assistant with at least a Level 2 BSL qualification to provide one to one signing support to pupils within school.

If you are suitably qualified, highly motivated and interested in joining our outstanding school then please apply.

The successful applicant must have:

  • At least a level 2 BSL qualification
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • A good understanding of special educational needs
  • Understanding of child development and learning processes

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

Further details in relation to this post can be found on the school website at and on Jobs North East.  Application forms should be returned to Katherine Frazer at the above address.

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: 31st March 2017

Interview date: 6th April 2017