Learning Support Assistant, Hounslow

Closing date:Expiring soon

Oaklands SchoolHounslow

Date posted:
Start date: as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17217 to £18749 pa
Contract term: Permanent

Learning Support Assistant Required

Great Oaks College

Actual Salary: £17217 to £18749 per annum

Great Oaks College is a new specialist independent college that is co-located within Oaklands School new state of the art, purpose built premises located in Gresham Road, Hounslow We are close to Osterley Tube Station and public transport routes and just 15 minutes walk from Hounslow bus station. The college provides further educational opportunities to post 19 students that have moderate, severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties or autism. 

As a result of an internal promotion we are looking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our team on the multisensory course. Our multisensory programmes are individually designed to meet students’ needs, enabling them to develop and maintain skills in communication, interest and awareness, physical skills and participation in personal care. Students will have access to community facilities and on site hydrotherapy where appropriate. You will need good team working skills and previous experience of working with young people who have special needs, ideally PMLD. Applicants must be physically fit and willing to undertake all aspects of personal care including toileting and feeding as required. Great Oaks believes 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.

We value our employees and offer a comprehensive induction, Inset and CPD programme, a pension scheme and other wellbeing benefits including an employee assistance programme. 

Great Oaks College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the college 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 college are welcomed. Please contact Lindsey Banks, HR Manager for an appointment on 0208 560 3569.

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: 9am on Monday 25th February 2019

Interview Date: Thursday 28th February 2019

Start Date: as soon as possible

Contract Type: Permanent, Term Time Only – You will be an employee of Great Oaks College Charitable Trust 

Pay Scale: Scale 5 Hounslow Single Pay Scale point 22 to point 25 

Actual Salary: £17217 to £18749 per annum

Hours of work: 9.15am to 4.15pm Monday to Friday


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More about Oaklands School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Gresham Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW3 4BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8560 3569
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