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EYFS Teaching Assistant

New Oaks Primary SchoolHounslow

        EYFS Teaching Assistants Required 

                 New Oaks, Woodlands Road

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. Oaklands has both a Primary school (New Oaks) located in Isleworth, and a Secondary school (High Oaks) on our main Gresham Road site in Hounslow. We can cater for students aged from 4 to 19. Our primary school is opening gradually with years’ nursery through to Year 4 open in September 2021. The primary school will not be fully open until September 2023.

Due to our rapid and continued expansion, we are looking to appoint highly skilled and enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to work in our primary department with our nursery and reception aged children. Successful applicants will join a team of teaching assistants in a teacher led unit using a key-working model. Each teaching assistant will coordinate the education of 2 or 3 pupils as well as working across the unit in a team.

You must be passionate about working with students with special needs and have previous experience of working in a special school or similar environment. You must be competent with using Makaton signing and symbols for communication and essentially have experience of working with students with autism and complex needs. We believe 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 excellent training and support along with 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 on 0208 560 3569 (opt. 3).

If you believe you have what it takes to excel in this role and would like to join our friendly and supportive team, please complete and email the application form to 

Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification. 

Closing Date: 9am on Thursday 27th May 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 10th June 2021

Start Date: September 2021

Pay Scale: Hounslow Pay Scale 5 Point 11 to Point 15

Actual Salary: £19,556 - £21,003 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent, term time only

Hours of work: 33 hours per week

8am to 3pm Monday to Thursday and 8am to 3.30pm Friday

Induction: The successful candidate will need to attend a pre-employment induction 

                         CVs will not be accepted. No agencies please

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