Learning Support Assistants Required
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), 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. 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 learning support assistants to join our school, working with students 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 as well as 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. Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Rany Kalsi, HR manager for an appointment.
If you believe you have what it takes and would like to join our friendly and supportive team, please complete and email the application form to HR.
Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.
Closing Date: 9am on Friday 2nd October 2020
Interview Date: Wednesday 7th October 2020
Start Date: ASAP
Pay Scale: Hounslow Scale 4 (P7 to P10)
Actual Salary: £15905 to £16780 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, term time only (39 weeks)
Hours of work: 30 hours per week/8.45am to 3.30pm (Monday to Friday)
The successful candidates will be required to attend a pre-employment induction before commencing employment
CVs will not be accepted. No Agencies please.
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 appointments at Oaklands School are subject to the employee successfully completing a 26 working week probation period.
Applicants are advised to read the Oaklands pay policy while considering their application.