SEN Teaching Assistant

The Oakwood Academy, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 9PJ

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 April 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

£20,191 - £22,287

Actual salary

£17,007 - £18,773

SEN Teaching Assistant job summary

SEN Teaching Assistant
The Redhill Academy Trust Pay Scale, Band 7, Scale point 32 - 36
Actual salary: £17,007 - £18,773 per annum (FTE: £20,191 - £22,287)
32.5 hours per week – Permanent , Term Time Only
Required to start as soon as possible

We are seeking an experienced teaching assistant to provide individual and classroom support to promote individual students’ progress in numeracy and literacy skills. Your knowledge of the Special Needs Code of Practice will help you to understand and empathise with students who experience difficulty with school life for a number of reasons. With a passion for making a difference, perseverance and a sense of humour, you will be an asset to the Special Educational Needs team.

We are offering:
• Competitive salary
• Cycle to work scheme
• Employee assistance programme
• Local Government pension scheme
• Other generous entitlement, for example annual leave, maternity etc.

The Oakwood Academy is part of Redhill Academy Trust. The Academy is also a member of Redhill College of Leadership and Development and as such there are excellent CPD opportunities.

For further details regarding this post please contact Alison Mason on the Academy number or to request an application form please contact Human Resources, at Alternatively, please visit our website

As Redhill Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding children practices, any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and successful references.

Closing date for applications: Midday on Friday 20th May 2022
Interview date: Week Commencing TBC


Applying for the job

If you would like to apply for the post, please send your letter of application to by post to HR, Central Offices, William Lee Centre, Flatts Lane, Calverton, Nottingham, NG14 6JZ or to, clearly demonstrating your suitability for the role, together with the completed application form, to arrive before midday on Friday 20th May 2022. Please ensure that the post for which you are applying has been stated clearly on the application form.

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About The Oakwood Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
735 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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The Oakwood Academy benefits from wonderfully spacious and light buildings, set in beautifully landscaped surroundings. This high quality provision ensures an inspiring learning environment, where our students can thrive academically and socially.

We believe examination success provides our students with the best opportunities in life, therefore we have the highest expectations of our students and we are ambitious for them to achieve their academic potential. In addition, through engagement in the wider aspects of school, students develop the skills required for further and higher education and skilled employment. A rich programme of extra-curricular opportunities, student leadership, trip and visits and our successful Pledge initiative are just some of the ways students can enrich their education.

The Oakwood Academy is committed to ensuring students feel safe and secure. The experienced and dedicated pastoral team will support students to make the right decisions, engage fully in school life and monitor academic progress. We have a commitment to equality and inclusion that runs throughout the school catering for our diverse and wonderful community and student body.

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