Are you looking for a new role?
We are seeking highly motivated, dedicated, full-time Teaching Assistants, to support and assist our classroom Teachers, as well as promote the individual learning and progress of pupils. We are particularly interested in people who want to make a real difference to the lives of children with complex SEMH needs and who can help us to share our ethos of ‘putting the young person at the heart of what we do’.
The roles are extremely rewarding and are suited to people who love a challenge, have a ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to get involved. No two days are the same and neither are our pupils.
Ideally, successful candidates will possess experience of working in an education setting, however, graduates or other appropriately experienced TA’s will be considered.
Oakwood Community School is a Special School for young people with EHCPs for SEMH and complex needs. We are a rural school based in the Leicestershire/North Warwickshire countryside. We currently have approximately 40 pupils on roll and have exciting plans to expand our current provision – this really is an exciting time to join our team!
You can see the sort of person we are looking for by accessing our applicant specification document here: https://www.ocschool.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Job-Description-Person-Specification-for-SEND-TA.pdf
Hours: 37.5 per week, 38 weeks of the year Term time
Permanent position subject to successful completion of a 6-month probationary period
Salary: £17,208 pa
Applications should be made via our application form (CV’s are not accepted).
Safeguarding: Oakwood Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. All staff need to undertake an Enhanced DBS check for both children and adults, prior to the commencement of any employment with us.