Learning Support Assistants Required
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 a new primary school (New Oaks) opening in Sep 2019, along with the current secondary school (High Oaks) and an independent post 19 college (Great Oaks) opening September 2018.
We are looking for enthusiastic members of staff with good team working skills who have previous experience of working with young people who have special needs.
Oaklands believes that all of our students are capable of making outstanding progress and we want to appoint individuals who share our belief. Applicants must be physically fit and willing to undertake all aspects of personal care including toileting and feeding.
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.
Details of this post and an application pack are available on the school’s website: www.oaklands.hounslow.sch.uk
Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Lindsey Banks for an appointment on 0208 560 3569.
To apply, please complete and email the application form to firstname.lastname@example.org Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.
CV’s will not be accepted.
Closing Date: 15th January 2018
Start Date: as soon as possible
Interview Date: 19th January 2018
Hours of work: 31 hours per week
Monday 8.45am to 4.30pm
Tuesday – Friday 8.45am to 3.30pm