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 117 pupils aged from Reception to post 16 on roll. 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:      Teacher
Salary:           Teachers Main scale plus 1 SEN
Start date:    Sept 2018 –  Fixed term contract 1 year

We are looking to appoint a full time class teacher is able to teach and deliver a wide range of subjects. It is expected that you will lead a subject in school.

SEND experience isn’t essential but favourable. We can offer you a strong CPD package and a great team that will support you into your new role.

Due to time constraints we are not able to offer individual visits so would appreciate if you could try to attend one of the dates and times below.  If you could let us know if you will be attending it would be appreciated.

Monday 4th June at 10am. Wednesday 6th June 4pm.

Closing date:  8th June 2018 – 12 noon
Short Listing: 11th June 2018
Interviews:      18th June 2018

Teacher Job Description

Download Application Form

Completed forms should be emailed to abbeyschool@nexusmat.org

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 www.disclosure.gov.uk


Post title:     Inclusion Support Worker / Teaching Assistant
Hours:          Part-time 36 hours per week term time only
Salary:          Band D X 6 posts   £14,129 – £14,964
Start date:    September 2018 – permanent

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.

We are looking to appoint an ISW 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:
Monday 4th June at 10am. Wednesday 6th June 4pm.

Closing date: Friday 8th June 2018 – 12 noon
Shortlisting:  Friday 8th June – PM
Interviews:    Thursday 14th & Friday 15th June 2018 – Candidates will only be required to attend interviews on one of the days.

ISW Teaching & Learning Job Description
ISW Teaching & Learning Person Specification

Download Application Form

Completed forms should be emailed to abbeyschool@nexusmat.org

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 www.disclosure.gov.uk


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 kblakemore@nexusmat.org, or telephone on 01709 740074.


Current Vacancies – Nexus Multi academy trust

Further information and application forms can be found by visiting http://nexusmat.org/index.php/joining-us/vacancies/

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 enquiries@nexumat.org.