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Oaklands is a thriving 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 are currently working towards expansion and full school relocation to a purpose built new school in Hounslow for September 2018. The schools 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.

SSLA’s are invaluable members of our team and must be sensitive and resilient to the needs of our pupils. Candidates should be strong team players and be prepared to assist with the toileting and eating /drinking programmes of all students and pupil supervision. Please refer to the job description for the full range of duties.

If you have experience working with children or young people, are reliable and possess a caring approach towards children with complex needs, we would like to hear from you.

We offer a comprehensive induction and Inset programme for our staff, a pension scheme and 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 welcomed. Please contact Lindsey Banks on 0208 560 3569 to arrange an appointment or discuss this opportunity further.

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:           3rd September 2018

Interview Date:        10th September 2018

Start Date:              September 2018

Scale:                     Hounslow Single Status Pay Scale – Scale LLW1b

Actual Salary:          £3621 per annum

Contract Type:         Permanent and Part time (8 hours per week), term time only (38 weeks per annum)

Provisional Working hours:        Monday 11.45am to 1.45pm.

                                Tuesday to Friday 12.15pm to 1.45pm