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Learning Support Assistant


Learning Support Assistants Required

Oaklands is an excellent special school based in Isleworth and serving the London Borough of Hounslow. Oaklands pupils aged 11 – 19, have severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple difficulties and autism.

Oaklands is at an exciting point in its development; we have relocated into to a purpose built new school in Gresham Road, Hounslow (close to Osterley Tube Station) which opens to students in September 2018. The school will be based on two sites and will consist of the current secondary school (High Oaks) along with a new primary school (New Oaks) and an independent post 19 college (Great Oaks) opening September 2018.

Our student numbers are rapidly expanding and as a result we are looking to appoint enthusiastic members of staff with good team working skills who have previous experience of working with young people who have special needs. Applicants must be physically fit and willing to undertake all aspects of personal care including toileting and feeding

Oaklands believes that all of our students are capable of making outstanding progress and we want to appoint individuals who share our belief.

We offer a comprehensive induction and Inset programme for our staff, a pension scheme and other well-being benefits including an employee assistance programme.

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. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Lindsey Banks, HR Officer for an appointment on 0208 560 3569.

To apply, please complete and email the application form to

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


CV’s will not be accepted.


Closing Date:           9am on 3rd September 2018

Interview Date:      Friday 7th September

Start Date:             as soon as possible

Pay Scale:             SC4 Hounslow Pay Scale (point 18 to point 21)

Contract:               Permanent, part time, term time only

Actual Salary:         £15180 to £16471 pa

Hours of work:       31 hours per week

Monday                 8.45am to 4.30pm

Tuesday – Friday     8.45am to 3.30pm


Oaklands School,
Gresham Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569

Oaklands School,
Woodlands Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569