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Specialist College Lunchtime Assistant

Great Oaks CollegeHounslow

Title of Job: Specialist College Lunchtime Assistant  

Grade: Scale 1a

Do you believe that each student has the right to an outstanding education in which their preferences, interests and abilities are acknowledged and respected?

Great Oaks College opened in 2018 for young adults aged 19-25 with Special Educational Needs and is now in the third year of its expansion phase, with the expectation of being at full capacity from September 2021. Great Oaks College is now seeking to appoint Lunchtime support staff.

We are looking for:

Someone who shares our vision for developing independence for young adults with Special Educational Needs. You will be willing to support feeding and personal care, and to assist and encourage students to find ways to enjoy their leisure time. The successful candidate will understand the need to respect our students as young adults and be committed to supporting their development as they prepare for adulthood.

As an employer we offer:   

  • Excellent CPD and an Induction package.   
  • Employee assistance programme.   
  • Access to our onsite gym outside of college hours.

Great Oaks is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable young adults, 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 College’s website: 

To apply, please complete and email the application form to Please include a letter of application outlining how you meet the specification for this role and what you will bring to the team for the benefit of our students.

Closing Date: 9am on Friday 3rd December 2021

Interview Date:     ASAP

Start Date:                      ASAP

Scale:                Hounslow Single Status Pay Scale – Scale 1a, Point 1 

Actual Salary: £3,831 per annum

Contract Type:       Permanent and Part time (8 hours per week), term time only (38 weeks

                                              per annum)

Provisional Working hours: Monday 11.30am to 1.30pm and Tuesday to Friday 12 noon to


The successful candidate will be required to attend a pre-employment induction.

CV’s will not be accepted. No Agencies Please.

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