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Classroom Support Staff - High Oaks

Classroom Support staff – High Oaks


Oaklands is an outstanding special school serving the London Borough of Hounslow that provides specialist education to students with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple difficulties and autism. We have a Primary school (New Oaks) and a Secondary school (High Oaks). We are based across two different sites with both our school buildings offering state of the art facilities for our students.  

Due to our continued expansion, we are looking for enthusiastic Classroom Support staff to join our Secondary school, working with students that have PMLD, Autism, and Complex Needs. As well as being calm and patient, you will need good team working skills and be passionate about supporting students with special educational needs. Applicants must be physically fit and willing to undertake all aspects of personal care including toileting and feeding. We believe that all of our students are capable of making outstanding progress and we want to appoint individuals who share this belief. Please refer to the person specification and job description for full details of the role and the essential knowledge and skills required. An Apprentership Scheme is also available for those who are interested in working within our school but have no qualifications or experience.

We value our employees and offer excellent training and support as well as a pension scheme, employee assistance programme and many other well-being benefits. These include our onsite gym, showering facilities and coffee shop with discounted barista coffee. Freshly prepared meals are also available including hot lunches, sandwiches/paninis through our kitchen, shop and onsite cafe.

Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. Social Media checks will be carried out on shortlisted candidates. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the school’s website: Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Rany Kalsi, HR manager for an appointment on 0208 560 3569 (option 3).

If you believe you have what it takes and would like to join our friendly and supportive team, please complete and email the application form to

Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.

Closing Date:           9am on Friday 9th June 2023

Interview Dates:      Monday 19th June 2023

Start Date:              September 2023        

Pay Scale:               Hounslow Scale 4 to 5 (points 07 to15) Depending on qualifications and experience                            

Actual Salary:         £18,986 to £21,829 per annum                

Contract Type:        Permanent, term time only (39 weeks)                  

Hours of work:        8.45am to 4.30pm on Mondays and 8.45am to 3.30pm Tuesday to Friday. 

The successful candidates will be required to attend a pre-employment induction on 21st July 2023


CVs will not be accepted. No Agencies please.

Oaklands School,
Gresham Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569

Oaklands School,
Woodlands Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569