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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. From September 2018 we have a Primary school (New Oaks), Secondary school (High Oaks) and a specialist independent SEN College provision (Great Oaks). We can cater for students aged from 4 to 25 across the Oaklands group.

Oaklands is at an exciting point in its development. Last year we relocated to our purpose built new school building (close to Osterley Tube Station and other public transport links) that offers state of the art facilities for our students. In time, the primary and secondary schools will be based on two sites with New Oaks Primary moving back to Woodlands Road once refurbishment is completed.

Our student numbers are rapidly expanding and as a result, we have a number of teacher vacancies in our Sixth Form and Secondary Provision working with students who have Autism and Severe Learning Difficulties. We would love to hear from teachers, newly qualified and those with experience. You will need to possess the desire and motivation to make a difference to our students’ lives. We believe that all of our students are capable of making outstanding progress and we want to appoint individuals who share our belief. Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details of the role and the skills/experience required. Only applicants with QTS should apply.

We value our employees. We offer a comprehensive induction and Inset programme, 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.

Details of this post are available on the school’s website: Please note there will be a visits event on Friday 28th February 2020. Please contact Rany Kalsi, HR Manager for an appointment on 0208 560 3569 (option 3).

To apply, please complete and email the application form to

Please ensure that you enclose your personal statement detailing how you meet the essential requirements for this role.

Visits Event                   Friday 28th February 2020.

Closing Date:                 9am on Friday 6th March 2020.          

Interview Date:             Thursday 12th and Friday 13th March 2020.          

Start Date:                    ASAP or September 2020.

Pay Scale:                     M1 to UPS plus SEN point (dependent upon relevant skills and experience in special education as per Oaklands Pay Policy)                                   

Contract Type:              Full time and permanent                       

Please note all teachers paid UPS are considered to be middle leaders and will be given a cross school responsibility in line with their role and interests.

Successful candidates will be required to attend a pre-employment induction before commencing employment

CVs will not be accepted. No Agencies Please


Oaklands School,
Gresham Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569

Oaklands School,
Woodlands Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569