9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    29 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
33 hours a week
Contract type
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
£22,027 - £22,447
Actual salary
£16,840 - £17,161

Job summary

Learning Support Assistant (LSA)

Salary: CAN scale 14-17 (£22,027-£22,447 per annum, full time equivalent. Term time only, 33 hours actual salary - £16,840 - £17,161 per annum)

Working hours: 33 per week between 8.00am and 3.50pm.  190 days per year (188 term days plus 2 staff preparation days)

This is a non-teaching post which will give the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to work closely with young people supporting them in their school life, helping them to access a varied and exciting curriculum.

As a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) you will be part of a team working under the direction of the SENCo, or allocated for day to day management to the Leaders of Mathematics, English, Science or other departments.

As well as the mainstream part of our school, Oaks Park High School is home to Horizon – the largest autism base in the country.  This is a specialist provision, offering small teaching classes, that provides a bespoke curriculum for students with autism.  Applications from those with experience in this area, or an interest to gain more experience in this area, are very welcome – please note this on your application form.

You will be expected to work effectively with both teaching and support staff at all levels as well as with parents/carers, students and external agencies. 

See the job description/person specification (below) for further details.

Please note that applications MUST be submitted on a school application form . CVs will not be accepted. 

Closing dates for applications midday on Wednesday 29th September.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date, should a suitable candidate apply.

Oaks Park High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Oaks Park High School is an equal opportunities employer.

Applying for the job

Please note that applications MUST be submitted on a school application form. CVs will not be accepted. 

Application forms and further information on the role/school can be found on the School Website under the 'Staff Vacancies' tab.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1148 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Oaks Park High School

We are an inclusive and caring school, proud to serve our local community. Our goal is to help young people develop the skills, knowledge and qualifications they need to become successful and confident adults.

School location

Damson Way, Carshalton, SM5 4NS

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