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  • Closing date

    31 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,702.00 - £25,979.00 Annually (FTE) Actual Starting Salary £18,829

Teaching Assistant Level 2 job summary

Grade D

FTE £24,702 to £25,979

Actual starting salary £18,829 (£12.80 ph)

Term time only + 5 inset days

Following the successful internal promotions of two teaching assistants, we are looking to expand our team. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people, who are able to engage with our students. You will be working alongside at least two other teaching assistants so you must be able to work in a team. It is essential that the successful candidate is able to communicate clearly in a calm and respectful manner, be reliable and trustworthy and work within the school’s policies, including safeguarding and child protection. Experience is not necessary but a passion to support children and young people with special educational needs is essential.

The Woodlands School is a specialist provision for children and young people with Autism and/or Social Communication Difficulties, all the students have Education, Health and Care Plans as their needs are long term.

Full-time: Posts are for 32.5 hours a week and Term Time Only. Teaching Assistant hours are 8:30-3:25pm Monday-Wednesday, 8:30pm-4:00pm Thursday and 8:30-3:15pm Friday term time only.

Please Note: A willingness to take part in swimming is essential as the students take part in swimming as part of the curriculum. You must be over 18 years old to apply.

We welcome visits to the school.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Walnuts School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The school follows safer recruitment procedures and all staff are subject to enhanced Criminal Records Bureau checks.

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About The Woodlands School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 19
School size
198 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19

An all age special school for children and young people with Autism or Social Communication Difficulties

School location

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