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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    18 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 January 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

£11.08-£12.50 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Royal School is offering an exciting opportunity for a full time proactive level 3 teaching assistant with willingness to support pupils at Senior School.

If you are an open-minded individual who embraces challenges and is looking for an opportunity to work in a supportive team and at the same time make a significant contribution to the lives of pupils faced with a range of individual needs, this could be your chance to make a real difference. Pass grades at GCSE English and Maths or equivalent is an essential requirement of the post.

Much of support required is academic. However there are pastoral element to the post to ensure that pupils can access the learning environment, thrive and achieve their personal best.

To meet the needs of our diverse pupil population, we are looking for a resilient individual who is willing and able to work within a busy team and share our can-do attitude to removing barriers to achievement and wellbeing.

All staff have access to continuous professional development, training for specific intervention strategies as well as support for the development of subject specific knowledge.

The Royal School is an all-through (Reception to Y13) ‘independent’ free school without day fees whilst still providing boarding. Alongside the growth in pupil numbers, there is an ongoing expansion in the curriculum, enrichment activities and improved facilities, enabling us to extend and enhance still further the range of opportunities for all our young people.

Please, visit The Royal School website for further information and details of how to apply. We welcome personal visits to the school to see for yourself this vibrant, heavily oversubscribed school community. Contribution to the broader curriculum would be an essential part of the role.

What the school offers its staff

  • Two additional weeks holiday compared to many schools (one week prior to Christmas, one week early in the summer)
  • Free breakfast, lunch and evening meals
  • Free tea and coffee provided
  • Staff laptop
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to NPQ programmes
  • Opportunities for you and your family to attend boarding activities e.g., parties, Alton Towers, visits to cities and museums.

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About The Royal School, Wolverhampton

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
School size
1468 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19

Thank you for your interest in the post here at The Royal School,
Wolverhampton (RSW). To help you decide on whether this is the school
for you it is important to understand where we have come from and where
we are going.
The school is built upon a combination of things; it’s unique heritage,
record of academic excellence, outstanding educational environment, and the full support and endorsement of our Patron, the Earl of Wessex.
From this, the Governors and leadership team are committed to supporting wider access for pupils, of all abilities and backgrounds, to add to The Royal’s rich and diverse educational offer.
The Royal School, Wolverhampton offers a unique proposition to families
in Wolverhampton and its surrounding area of an ‘all-through’, 4-19, coeducational, nondenominational day and state boarding school, with the capacity over time to provide for 1500 pupils, through a carefully managed programme of growth.
Whilst remaining fully non-selective and dedicated to supporting pupils in
need, this change process has enabled RSW to combine its traditional
values and academic offer with a global perspective. All this is to benefit
our pupils, and to create a dynamic outward looking, culturally diverse, yet inclusive school community. Within this, pupils acquire the rich subject knowledge, life skills, understanding and aspiration to succeed locally, nationally, and internationally.
We welcome your application to be part of our community and would love
you to visit and see the school in action or call us to talk things through.

Arranging a visit to The Royal School, Wolverhampton

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lcallaway@theroyal.school.

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