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Job Summary

Job Type
Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Part Time
Contract Term
Start Date
September 2020
Scale C, Pt, 3-4, £9.62-£9.81/hour (£18562-£18933/year FTE based on a 37 hour week) Please note that the salary will be pro rata.
Closing Date

Achievement and Progress Support Assistant (APSA)

Springwood High School


Springwood High School, part of West Norfolk Academies Trust are seeking an APSA to support the needs of named pupil/pupils who require help to overcome barriers to learning. They will manage the provision of support for students with special educational needs, contributing to termly and annual reviews and will advocate on behalf of named pupil/ pupils, implementing the strategies and advice included in the pupils Education, Health and Care Plan or Learning Profile.
You will be empathatic and believe in the value of education for all. You will also have a genuine wish to make a difference and support young people in achieving their potential.
Scale C, Pt, 3-4, £9.62-£9.81/hour (£18562-£18933/year FTE based on a 37 hour week) Please note that the salary will be pro rata.
27.5 hours/week, 39 weeks/year (Term time +1) Temporary, 1 year contract
For job description, person specification and application form please see attached documents.
West Norfolk Academies Trust 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

Please complete an application form (all 3 parts) & return it to, alternatively post it to the HR Department, Springwood High School, Queensway, King's Lynn, PE30 4AW

Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early, should a viable field be met before the closing date is reached. We therefore recommend that candidates apply as soon as possible.

Closing Date for Applications: 01-Oct-2020

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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