Thomas Adams School

Thomas Adams Boarding House

Thomas Adams School

Lowe Hill

Telephone: 01939 237000
Fax: 01939 237020

Thomas Adams Sixth Form

Noble Street

Telephone: 01939 237063
(Student Services)

Adams House Boarding

100 High Street

Telephone: 01939 233311
Fax: 01939 234382

Head of Boarding – Mrs Nicki Cooper

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Job Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in joining our team. We are a co-educational 11-18 community school and our campus is based on the edge of Wem, Shropshire. We employ 90+ staff and have c1,300 students enrolled at Thomas Adams.

We offer a range of teaching and non-teaching positions and pay the highest attention to staff welfare as our way of showing appreciation for all that the staff do for the school.

All appointments will be subject to the applicant completing a DBS Enhanced Disclosure and associated checks and on receipt of satisfactory references.
Application Form for all positions.


Student Support Assistant

Grade 5, £9.74 to £9.93 per hour
37 hours per week, term-time only

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual to join our support staff team at Thomas Adams.  This is an interesting position with a variety of roles, including reception duties, administration, first aid, and work within the pastoral department.  The right candidate will have good administrative and communication skills, and the ability to relate well with young people and adults.

 Required January 2019.

Closing date Friday 20 December 2019
Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 13 January 2020

Job Description

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such all applicants who are appointed to this post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.  This check will include details of cautions, reprimands or warnings, as well as convictions and non-conviction information.  Once provisionally appointed, the successful applicant may also be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure at predetermined intervals during the course of their employment whilst in this post.

Thomas Adams School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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