Vacancies

Appleford School is a specialist day and boarding school for pupils aged 7 – 18 with dyslexia and associated learning needs, set in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside in the village of Shrewton, just off the A303. Our ethos is to build children’s confidence through continuous support and celebration of success. Rated ‘Excellent’ by ISI in all categories, the school has been providing the highest quality teaching for pupils with dyslexia for over 30 years.

Due to increasing pupil numbers we currently have the following vacancies available:

Learning Support Assistant

Due to increasing numbers, we are looking for enthusiastic Learning Support Assistants to work in our Prep and Senior Schools. Candidates must have GCSE or equivalent A-C Grade in English and Maths, be prepared to undertake training and have a desire to work with children/young people. We welcome candidates with no previous classroom experience as well as those who have worked in education before.

Successful candidates will have excellent communications skills, a confident manner and flexible approach to work.

Hours: Monday-Thursday 8.50-4.50pm and Friday 8.50-3.30pm, 41 weeks a year, term time only

Salary: Base £14,000.

Apply to: Joanna Green (PA to HR Manager) for an Application Form

E-mail: hrpa@appleford.wilts.sch.uk

Appleford School, Elston Lane, Shrewton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP3 4HL Tel: 01980-621020 Ext.1010
Appleford School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the pupils and staff. All job applicants will be checked with the Disclosure and Barring Service. Appleford welcomes applications regardless of age/gender/ethnicity or religion.

Speech and Language Therapist

Speech and Language Therapist

Part Time,  4 days a week, with competitive salary based on experience

Starting immediately

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly individual to join our small but expanding team at Appleford School.

You will need:

  • A recognised Speech and Language Therapy qualification
  • HCPC registration
  • To be a member of the RCSLT
  •  Completion of newly-qualified competency framework

You will be working 4 days per week, on a 52 week contract with direct pupil contact during term time only (as per a teachers’ contract), with a specialist caseload of pupils who have specific learning difficulties including: dyslexia, autism, language disorders and social communication difficulties. You will work closely with onsite Occupational Therapists, the Pastoral team, and Academic and Boarding Staff to ensure communication targets are incorporated into the educational setting.

Apply to: Joanna Green (PA to HR Manager) for an Application Form

E-mail: hrpa@appleford.wilts.sch.uk

Appleford School, Elston Lane, Shrewton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP3 4HL Tel: 01980-621020 Ext.1010
Appleford School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the pupils and staff. All job applicants will be checked with the Disclosure and Barring Service. Appleford welcomes applications regardless of age/gender/ethnicity or religion.

Science Teacher

Science Teacher

To start in January 2022

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and inspirational teacher of Science.

The successful applicant will be an outstanding teacher joining a strong and supportive department which delivers Science in Prep and Senior school to GCSE level.

Appleford welcomes applications from both NQTs or an experienced teacher.

Appleford is a highly successful co-educational day and boarding school for pupils from 7 to 18 years, set in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside in the village of Shrewton, just off the A303.  Rated ‘Excellent’ by ISI in all categories, the school has been providing the highest quality teaching for pupils with dyslexia for over 25 years.

Appleford has small classes of up to 10 pupils and an ethos based on developing confidence, celebrating success and continuous support.  More importantly, we instil a belief in our children that dyslexia is no barrier to learning and we expect them to do well.

Involvement in extra-curricular activities is an integral part of life at this outstanding school. Experience of working with SpLD pupils an advantage, but not essential as full training will be provided. Competitive Salary

Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

Full Time with competitive salary based on experience

Starting February 2022

Appleford School is a specialist school for pupils aged 7-18 with dyslexia and associated learning difficulties.  Our ethos is to build pupils’ confidence through continuous support and celebration of success.  Rated ‘Excellent’ by ISI in all categories, the school has been providing the highest quality teaching for pupils with dyslexia for over 30 years.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly individual to join our small but expanding team at Appleford School.  You will need:

  • A recognised Occupational Therapy qualification
  • HCPC registration
  • Completion of newly-qualified competency framework

Working with OT colleagues to ensure OT department is able to work effectively within academic setting.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • At least 2 years of relevant paediatric OT experience at undergraduate/post graduate level;
  • Experience working with pupils aged 7-18 with Occupational Therapy needs;
  • Knowledge of Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ASD, ADHD and associated conditions.
  • Up to date clinical knowledge.
  • Experience in carrying out clinical assessment, planning and implementing a programme of intervention, note and report writing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a flexible and independent approach.
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy with pupils and their families.
  • Able to manage own time and caseload, prioritising tasks.
  • Excellent reflection skills

You will be working with a specialist caseload of pupils who have specific learning difficulties.  You will work closely with onsite Speech and Language Therapists, the pastoral team, and academic and Boarding Staff to ensure communication targets are incorporated into the educational setting.

This is a 52 week contract with direct pupil contact during term time only (as per a teachers’ contract)

 

Apply to Joanna Green (PA to HR Manager) for an Application Pack E-mail: hrpa@appleford.wilts.sch.uk

Appleford School, Elston Lane, Shrewton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP3 4HL    Tel: 01980-621020 Ext.1010

 

Appleford School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the pupils and staff.

All job applicants will be checked with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Appleford welcomes applications regardless of age/gender/ethnicity or religion.

HR Assistant

HR Assistant

Full time starting January 2022

Appleford School is a specialist school for pupils aged 7-18 with dyslexia and associated learning difficulties.  Our ethos is to build pupils’ confidence through continuous support and celebration of success.  Rated ‘Excellent’ by ISI in all categories, the school has been providing the highest quality teaching for pupils with dyslexia for over 30 years.

  • The successful candidate will be friendly, professional, enthusiastic, and able to work independently. You will need to be highly organised to cope with the demands of a busy office environment where attention to detail, integrity and confidentiality are paramount. A genuine interest in the welfare of our staff is essential.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, competent IT skills and be comfortable working with colleagues across the school.
  • Knowledge of HR desirable but not essential.
  • Responsible for accuracy of the schools Single Central Register for current and new staff, working with our Operations Manager to ensure inspection readiness.
  • Time management of the Ops manager’s diary; managing staff queries where possible.
  • Managing relevant correspondence and communications as directed by the Ops Manager.

 

Hours: Full-time, 8.30-5pm term time, 9-4pm in school holidays. £22,000 per annum

Apply to Joanna Green (PA to Ops Manager) for an Application Form hrpa@appleford.wilts.sch.uk

Appleford School, Elston Lane, Shrewton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP3 4HL    Tel: 01980-621020

Appleford School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the pupils and staff. We expect all staff to share this commitment. All job applicants will undergo checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  Appleford welcomes applications regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability or age.

CReSTeD and DfE Approved

 

One to One Assistant

Due to increasing numbers, we are looking for an enthusiastic One to One Assistant to work in our Prep School with one of our pupils who needs helpful supervision to keep them focused. Candidates must have GCSE or equivalent A-C Grade in English and Maths, be prepared to undertake training and have a desire to work with children / young people.

Successful candidates will have excellent communications skills, a confident manner and flexible approach to work.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 35 hours per week, Term-time only, 41 weeks per year

Salary: £13,618.15 per annum

Apply to: Joanna Green (PA to HR Manager) for an Application Form

E-mail: hrpa@appleford.wilts.sch.uk

Appleford School, Elston Lane, Shrewton, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP3 4HL    Tel: 01980-621020 Ext.1010

Appleford School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the pupils and staff. We expect all staff to share this commitment. All job applicants will undergo checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  Appleford welcomes applications regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability or age.

CReSTeD and DfE Approved

 

Download Application Form

To apply for posts listed here, please download and complete the application form. Once complete, post or e-mail with covering letter to:
Mrs Joanna Green
PA to Operations Manager
Appleford School
Elston Lane
Shrewton
Wiltshire
SP3 4HL
Email: hrpa@appleford.wilts.sch.uk
Appleford School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of pupils and staff.
We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All job applicants will undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Appleford welcomes applicants regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability or age.
CReSTeD DfE Approved Boarding Schools Association
British Dyslexia Association

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