Learning Support Assistant
New Oaks, Woodlands Road
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. New Oaks Primary school is based at our newly renovated Woodlands Road Site.
Due to our rapid and continued expansion, we are looking to appoint highly skilled and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistants to work in our primary department with our nursery and reception aged children that have 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.
We value our employees and offer excellent training and support along with a pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other well-being benefits.
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.
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 Monday 14th June 2021
Interview Dates: Wednesday 23rd June 2021, Monday 28th June 2021 and Tuesday 29th June 2021
Start Date: September 2021
Pay Scale: Hounslow Pay Scale 4 Point 7 to Point 10
Actual Salary: £16,552 - £17,460 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, term time only
Hours of work: 8.45am to 3.15pm: Mondays to Thursdays
8.45am to 3.30: Fridays (30¼ hours per week)
Induction: The successful candidate will need to attend a pre-employment induction
CVs will not be accepted. No agencies please