Classroom Support Staff - New Oaks Primary
Classroom Support staff – New 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 Assistants to join the primary 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. Please note that an Apprenticeship scheme is also available for those who do not have the qualification or experience and would like to work at Oaklands.
We value our employees and offer excellent training and support along with a pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other well-being benefits such as the use of the school Gym at our Gresham Road site. Employees of New Oaks Primary benefit from working within a supportive and friendly team who encourage one another’s professional development.
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: www.oaklands.hounslow.sch.uk
Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Rany Kalsi, HR Manager for an appointment on 0208 560 3569 (opt. 3).
If you believe you have what it takes to excel in this role and would like to join our friendly and supportive team, please complete and email the application form to HR@oaklands.uk.net
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 - 5 (points 7-15) Depending on qualifications and experience
Actual Salary: £19,139 to £22,005 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, term time only (39 weeks)
Hours of work: 8.45am to 3.15pm (Monday to Thursday) 8.45am to 3.30pm (Fridays)
An additional hour will also be worked on one set day after soon to support a curriculum team (31¼ hours per week in total)
The successful candidates will be required to attend a pre-employment induction before commencing employment
CVs will not be accepted. No Agencies please.