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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    2 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    31 October 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

Part time: Part-time - 30 hours per week Monday to Friday 8:45am to 15:15pm. Term time only plus INSET days

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Bucks pay range 1-2 (point 6-15) Salary £13,956 to £16,476 (approx. gross) per annum (FTE £20,297 to £23,961 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Resilience, common sense and a commitment to working as part of a team will make you an ideal candidate for this role. We are looking for people who have an appreciation of the positive attitudes needed to encourage independence in our students. You will be able to communicate with all members of our school community liaising with other professionals in order to carry out recommendations required. A good working knowledge of ICT to be able to effectively support learning and a commitment to training is expected. Please see 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

Working under the instruction and guidance of teaching and senior class staff this rewarding, and sometimes challenging role, will include supporting our students to access and engage with teacher led curriculum and learning activities. The successful candidate will assist with the implementation of individual education and behaviour plans carrying out work in the classroom or outside the main teaching area. Assisting with personal care, attending to hygiene needs and administering medication are also key tasks. Comprehensive training is provided as appropriate to the role and continued professional development of our staff is encouraged. Please see 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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