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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: Admin Assistant
Hours: Part-time 37 hours per week term time only
Salary: Band D
Start date: As soon as possible – permanent

We are looking to appoint a highly professional and efficient administrator to join our team and expanding school

You will need to demonstrate:

– Be capable of working with minimal supervision
– Remain calm under pressure
– Be committed to supporting the aims of the academy
– Committed to promoting positive values, attitudes and behaviour
– Maintain confidentiality at all times.

The position will be split between the main school and Post 16 building in Rotherham Town centre on set days.
The main role of the posy will be the EHCP of all pupils, if you do not have any experience in completing these, training and support will be offered.

Closing date: 28th September 2018 10am
Short Listing: 1st October 2018
Interviews: 3rd November 2018

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Post title: Teaching Assistant
Hours: Part-time 36 hours per week term time only
Salary: Band D £14,129 – £14,964
Start date: September 2018 – permanent

Due to our excellent CPD package a number of our staff 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.

We are looking to appoint a teaching assistant to work with our fantastic pupils, families and staff 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 11th September 10am.
Wednesday 12th September 4pm.

Closing date: 17th September 2018, 12 noon
Short Listing: 17th September 2018, PM
Interviews: 26th September 2018 (revised 6/9/18)

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This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Schemes can be found at

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