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Job Summary

Job Type
Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Part Time
Contract Term
Start Date
January 2019
Scale C (£8.74 - £9.01/hour), (£16,863 - £17,391 per annum FTE, based on a 37 hour week) Please note that the salary will be pro rata
Closing Date

Achievement and Progress Support Assistant (APSA): 1-to-1

Springwood High School


Springwood High School is seeking to appoint a 1-to-1 APSA to join their existing team in a temporary position. This is an ideal opportunity for a patient, caring person who enjoys working as part of a team and who is motivated by the thought of supporting a student during their time at school.

29.25 hours/week, 39 weeks/year (Term Time + 1 week)
This is a temporary post until 31st August 2019

Springwood High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This includes obtaining references and ensures compliance with the DBS process.

How to Apply

To apply please complete an application form (please note that this document is in 3 parts - please see the application guidance form for more information) and email this to

Alternatively please send your application into the school addressed to the HR Department, West Norfolk Academies Trust, c/o Springwood High School, Queensway, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 4AW

Closing Date: Noon, 10th December 2018

 Please note that we reserve the right to close vacancies early should a viable field be met prior to the closing date. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Closing Date for Applications: 10-Dec-2018

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Employer Information

Employer Type
Secondary schools
Andrew Johnson
Age Range
Gaywood, Kings Lynn
PE30 4AW
01553 773393
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Employer Details

Springwood High School

A Specialist Performing Arts School

Springwood High School, part of West Norfolk Academies Trust

With more than a hundred years of history, Springwood provides an education for boys and girls aged between eleven and eighteen in King's Lynn.

Springwood High School is a comprehensive school with Specialist Performing Arts Status and a long history of providing an excellent education to pupils in West Norfolk.

Springwood High School is part of West Norfolk Academies Trust, dedicated to ensuring that every student gains the best qualifications possible. We believe that excellent academic qualifications provide each student with the best life chances and opportunities to ensure a successful and fulfilled future. In the last two years the percentage of students gaining 5 higher grades including English and Maths has risen significantly.

We have a high expectation of both our teachers and our students. We set challenging targets for all and support each other to achieve them. We work hard to monitor accurately the progress of students, celebrate academic success and intervene where necessary.

A positive attitude to learning is an essential aspect of academic success. Our teachers regularly assess how engaged each learner is in their studies using an attitude to learning score. We celebrate students who have a good attitude to their studies and actively encourage those who need to improve in this area.

We offer a wide range of opportunities, both within and beyond the classroom - it is vital that every student participates in other areas of school life. Springwood expects every student to take part in other aspects of our offer to them including;

  • Competitive Sport
  • Dance Performances
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Drama Performances
  • House Competitions
  • Music Performances
  • Lunchtime clubs
  • Numerous foreign visits and exchanges

To view our latest OFSTED report please visit