Teaching Assistant - Level 2

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Full time - term time plus specified days
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Closed for applications on 23/09/2020 12:00
£15,272.76 (pro rata of £18,795)
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Schools - Support
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Closing date:
23 Sep
Further Information

Part of the Eden Academy Trust family of schools, Hexham Priory is a school for pupils with severe and complex learning difficulties aged 2 to 19 years. We are seeking to appoint Level Two Teaching Assistants. Posts available are both permanent and fixed term (to cover for maternity leaves) and are available to start as soon as possible.

Previous experience of working with children and/or working with children or young people with learning difficulties is desirable. The successful applicant must be able to work as part of a team as well as being able to use initiative when appropriate. The successful candidates will be expected to work with pupils of all ages and to undertake all activities as required during their time at the school.

The successful candidates will work under the guidance of teaching and senior staff to support access to learning for pupils and provide general support to the class in the management of pupils. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the normal teaching area, which may include swimming, riding for the disabled etc. The candidate must have GCSE Grades 5-9 in English and Maths (or equivalent) and good IT skills.

These posts are variable hours’ contracts between 21 and 35 hours - initially for 35 hours per week working term time plus five days.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced criminal records check is required for this post.

Further information about the school can be found on our website:


An application pack, with an application form, including Criminal records declaration, letter to candidates, job descriptions and safeguarding information is available to download. Application forms should also include the email addresses of your referees.

Completed application forms should be returned directly to the school by e-mail, no later than midday on 23 September 2020

Interviews are expected to take place week beginning Monday 28 September 2020

Shortlisted applicants may have the opportunity to view the school and sign the application forms prior to interview.

Closing Date : 23 September 2020
Interviews : week beginning 28 September 2020

School Name: Hexham Priory School
Full address: Corbridge Road, Hexham
Postcode: NE46 1UY
Tel.: 01434 605021
e-mail: schooladmin@hexhampriory.co.uk
Website address: www.hexhamprioryschool.co.uk

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This job is closed for applications.