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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    6 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

£25,443 - £26,294

What skills and experience we're looking for

The main purpose of the role:

  • Working alongside the teaching staff to support our young people in their learning
  • Support our young people to identify, meet and exceed their education targets
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

Essential requirements:

  • Commitment to the role and ethos of the school
  • Experience of working within an inclusive setting (3 years), including relevant knowledge and experience of young people within age range
  • Experience of managing a range of approaches, including managing behaviours that challenge, skills in differentiated learning and multisensory techniques
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills (GCSE English and Maths - minimum grade 4 or equivalent is essential, to be tested at interview)
  • NVQ qualification (level 2/3 or its equivalent)
  • Competent ICT skills
  • An optimistic, enthusiastic and motivated approach
  • Be able to work on your own as well as part of a team
  • Work collaboratively with other team members and professionals with good interpersonal skills

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer you:

  • A stable and committed staff team determined to give our students the best possible opportunities
  • Appropriate training and continuing professional development
  • A supportive SLT and positive professional relationships

Further details about the role

Both permanent and fixed term maternity absence posts available

Interviews will be held on Thursday and Friday 15 and 16 June 2023

Please ensure that you read the Job Description and Person Specification so that you can establish that you meet the requirements for these posts.

The recruitment pack containing the job description and personal specification is available for download from TES via a link on the school website http://www.castlebar.ealing.sch.uk/our-school/vacancies/

All applicants will be required to complete an application form (CVs will not be accepted). You should use the personal statement section of the application to show clear evidence of how you meet the essential requirements stated in the person specification. You should also use the personal statement to show your suitability for the post and what you will bring to the role.

Castlebar is committed to Safeguarding Children - All candidates will require Enhanced DBS clearance. Candidates who have lived or worked abroad may require an overseas police check and will be asked to provide a good conduct certificate. The school reserves the right to research shortlisted candidates on social media platforms and the internet, and the recruitment panel may take this information into consideration during the recruitment process.

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About Castlebar School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 11
School size
164 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
020 8998 3135

Castlebar School is an outstanding special school for primary aged children with severe and complex learning difficulties. We are looking for enthusiastic, suitably qualified and experienced classroom support staff to join our school, who have a passion for education and commitment to working alongside the teachers to provide a high quality learning environment. We offer a warm and welcoming environment with a fantastic and supportive team and excellent opportunities for professional development.

Arranging a visit to Castlebar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email pquenby@castlebar.ealing.sch.uk.

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