Are you ready for your next challenge? Can you teach and deliver creatively? Are you passionate about making a real difference to pupils with SEND? Take a leap and become part of #teamabbey

Abbey School is a school for young people with SEND. We are a small school based in Kimberworth Rotherham and currently have 150 pupils aged from reception to Y11 on the main site with Post 16 being situated in the Town Centre.

The school has a strong ethos on inspiring youngsters to learn, believing that they are able to overcome any barriers and achieving their absolute full potential.

Current Vacancies – Abbey School

Post title: Teaching Assistant (Post A)
Hours: Part-time 36 hours per week term time only
Salary: Band D
Start date: As soon as possible

Post title: Teaching Assistant (Post B)
Hours: Part-time 36 hours per week term time only
Salary: Band D
Start date: As soon as possible – fixed term – this post is attached to individual pupil funding

Post title: Teaching Assistant (Post C)
Hours: Part-time 22 hours per week term time only – fixed days – Wed, Thurs, Fri
Salary: Band D
Start date: As soon as possible – fixed term – this post is to cover maternity leave.

Due to our excellent CPD package a number of our current ISW’s have moved up into more senior positions as so this along with growing pupil numbers has led to us having vacancies to welcome more people into our team.

Do you have:

• Experience of supporting children with special educational needs and challenging behaviour
• The skills to place pupil learning at the centre of all your practice.
• The ability to make sound judgements on attainment & progress of students, assess and celebrate in their success.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to enthuse and motivate others
• Experience of delivering a diverse package of learning & pastoral support to pupils.
• Ability to set appropriate and challenging targets for yourself and others
• Ability to make and take decisions both individually and as part of a team.
• Ability to contribute to and share quality practice with other ISWs, teachers and the team.
• Commitment to partnership between staff, parents and students
• Grade C or above in both English & Maths GCSE or equivalent

Visits to the school are welcomed but will have to be on one of these dates.
Please contact school to let us know if you will be coming.
Tuesday 8th January 2019, 10am
Tuesday 8th January 2019, 4pm

Closing date: 11th January 2018, 10am
Short Listing: 11th January 2019
Interviews: 16th & 17th January 2019.

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Post title: ICT Engineer
Hours: 37 hours (Term time +15 days)
Salary: Band F
Start date: January 2019

Abbey School is recruiting for an energetic and customer focused ICT Engineer to support the maintenance and development of the ICT infrastructure within the schools. Reporting into the Deputy Head, this is a great opportunity for someone with experience in a similar role or someone who is ready to take the next step in their career.

You will be an integral part of the team on site, providing day to day maintenance and support in the use of ICT facilities to teachers, support staff and students. As IT Engineer you will also be required to contribute to the continual service improvement of the ICT support service and provide guidance and development to colleagues and students where required.

We are looking for someone who has previous experience in Microsoft server technologies, Microsoft/Apple desktop and software support. Knowledge of networking, wireless solutions, website administration/development and in addition, mobile technologies is an essential requirement. You will have excellent communication skills, solid technical skills, be adaptable and have the ability to work as part of a team.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If you are looking to take the next step in your ICT career or have previous experience of working in a similar role we would like to hear from you.

We have the privilege of working with wonderful children and families every single day, and our responsibility to them is our utmost priority.
A proactive and innovative attitude and the ability to work under pressure with changing priorities are also essential for this challenging and exciting role.
Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicant.

Visits regarding the position will be on Thursday 10th January 2019, please contact the school if you will be attending (01709 740074).

Closing date: 18th January 2019, 10AM
Short Listing: 21st January 2019
Interviews: 24th January 2019

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Voluntary Work

Abbey School welcome requests from the general public, student and colleges to engage in voluntary work. The school will support you with applying for a DBS before allowing you to engage into school life. We value the support that volunteers can give us whether that be listening to pupils read or fundraising on the schools behalf.

For a visit to the school please contact the Head Teacher, Mrs L Windle to arrange a suitable time. If you require an application pack please contact the school on, or telephone on 01709 740074.

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Further information and application forms can be found by visiting

For an informal discussion about a specific role or opportunities within the MAT, please call Warren Carratt, Chief Executive Officer, on 01709 813386 or email