Learning Support Assistant Required
Oaklands is an excellent 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. We recently 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 of an internal promotion we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic member of staff to support students with autism. You will need good team working skills and previous experience of working with young people who have special 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 our belief.
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 are available on the school’s website: www.oaklands.hounslow.sch.uk Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Lindsey Banks, HR Officer for an appointment on 0208 560 3569 (ext. 107)
To apply, please complete and email the application form to lbanks@Oaklands.uk.net
Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.
CV’s will not be accepted.
Closing Date: 18th November 2018
Start Date: As soon as possible
Interview Date: Wednesday 21st November 2018
Pay Scale: Hounslow Pay Scale 4 point 18 to point 21
Actual Salary: £15180 to £16471 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, term time only (39 weeks)
Hours of work: 8.45am to 4.30pm Monday
8.45am to 3.30pm Tuesday to Friday