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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    24 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours a week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Bucks pay range 3, Point 16-20 £20,616-£22,300 (approx. gross) per annum (FTE £24,310-£26,295 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Ideal candidates for this role will have experience of working with young people who have a range of special educational and complex needs either in a special school or similar setting, or maybe through a different job role. You will be able to liaise with other professionals in order to carry out recommendations required and also work on your own initiative. A good working knowledge of ICT to be able to effectively support learning and a commitment to training is expected. Resilience, common sense and a commitment to working as part of a team are also key attributes. Please see the candidate pack for further details

What the school offers its staff

Enjoy the benefits of working within Buckinghamshire Council including financial rewards and discounts on purchases from local shops, cafes and restaurants, pension scheme and a 24 hour free, confidential Employee Assistance Programme.

Further details about the role

As a Senior Teaching Assistant the successful candidate will work with the class teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lesson/work plans as appropriate. You will assist with the development and implementation of individual education and personal care plans, attending to personal hygiene needs and administering medicines. You will be required to lead whole classes during the teacher’s non-contact time and also during the short-term absence of the teacher. Comprehensive training is provided as appropriate to the role and continued professional development of our staff is encouraged. Please see the candidate pack for further details.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Vale Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide two satisfactory references, undertake pre-employment checks including a health check and have a cleared Enhanced Disclosure & Barring check. An online search (including social media) will be carried out for all shortlisted candidates as part of our recruitment process.

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About Stocklake Park Community School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
100 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01296 423507

Part of the Vale Federation of Schools, Stocklake Park Secondary School is a special school which caters for students who have moderate to severe learning difficulties. There are currently 100 students at the main site. The school follows a primary model and is designed to meet individual educational needs and develop social and personal skills. The curriculum is organised to give students the opportunity to experience and explore different subjects. We provide high quality education and care and students have access to a range of therapies, multi-agency professionals and a team of therapists who support students’ needs. We offer an excellent training package for staff together with a fantastic opportunity to become part of an innovative and forward thinking team who are providing a therapeutic and unique learning environment for its pupils. All students have access to swimming at our primary site, a rebound centre and purpose built outdoor spaces including a MUGA (multi use games area) and playground equipment. We are close to bus and train links and on-site parking is available for staff.

Arranging a visit to Stocklake Park Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@thevalefederation.com.

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