SEND Teaching Assistant, Croydon

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Oasis Academy ArenaCroydon

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SCP 5 - 7 , Outer London (£21,591 -£22,377)pro rata +Pension Scheme
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No



DO YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF OUR J2O – Journey to Outstanding? 

We are now looking to recruit exceptional SEND Teaching Assistants to Oasis Academy Arena to help students who find learning a challenge to flourish. You will support our students throughout the whole school day. Ideally we need qualified people who have experience with children who have ASD as well as delivering small group interventions.

Where we are

We are a 2 minute walk from Arena Tram station with East Croydon & Norwood Junction BR stations within easy reach. In return for your hard work and commitment 

What we will offer you:

· A supportive environment where your talents are valued and nurtured

· The chance to work with charismatic students who are keen to engage with their learning and make the most of the opportunities afforded to them

· High quality continuous professional development, with the chance to take on new responsibilities as the Academy grows

· A dedicated and supportive Academy Council

· Reduced membership fee at our on-site gym

The Role

Position: Full time (37 hours a week,) working term time only i.e. 39 weeks of the year. 

Salary: Scale is SCP 5 -7 £21,591 - £22,377 (pro-rata). Outer London with Pension Scheme

Start date:   September 2019

At Oasis, we recruit those people who display the character and competence to really drive our Academies forward and accelerate achievement standards for all of our students. It is therefore essential that candidates can identify with, and be committed to, upholding the values of the Oasis Ethos and be ambassadors for Inclusion, Equality, Healthy Relationships, Hope and Perseverance. 

The ideal candidates will have a real passion for creating a rich, inclusive and balanced educational environment. You will be positive, passionate and enthusiastic with the ability to instil these qualities in our students. You will have a level 3 qualification in a subject area relevant to the role as well as experience of working with children with complex learning profiles including autism. 

Want to know more? 

Please visit our website, speak to our Principal Thomas Raymond, or come and visit us. To arrange a visit please contact  Lynn Nunn on  0208 240 6700 or email  

The closing date for applications will be Friday 21st June 2019

Interviews will be held on Thursday 27th June 2019

Please complete an application form and return it to or or

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Oasis Community Learning supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

Oasis Community Learning is a company limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales no. 5398529.

More about Oasis Academy Arena
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Albert Road, South Norwood, London, SE25 4QL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7921 4207
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