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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    31 October 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Part time
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Actual salary

Job summary

Oakfield High School and College are in an exciting position and looking to appoint highly motivated, enthusiastic, energetic and resilient Level 2 Teaching Assistants (numerous posts). The successful candidates will have evidence of outstanding classroom practice and be able to develop positive relationships, inspire and motivate, engage and challenge learners to achieve.

Candidates must have GCSE’s in English and Maths Grade C or above or equivalent level of qualification in both subjects (proof will be required). Also required is NVQ level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or minimum 12 months experience working with children.
(this information must be specified on your application form).

Candidates should be willing to operate as part of the staff team supporting the learning, wellbeing and personal development of all learners under the direction of Senior Leaders, Teaching and Pastoral staff. Successful candidates may be expected to work in any phase across school, although it is not essential that they have prior experience of each phase. They will be expected to work with learners within the general classroom setting or by providing individual 1:1/small group support.

At the Aspire Federation, we offer a targeted and comprehensive Professional Development Programme for all our staff, providing equal opportunities for all.

Please be advised that although initially based at Oakfield High School the post holder may have the unique and exciting opportunity to work across both the Federated Sites.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
278 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01942 776142

About Oakfield High School and College

Oakfield High School / College provides for up to 275 mixed secondary aged learners from 11 – 19 years with complex learning difficulties. The learners have a range of difficulties including severe and moderate learning difficulties with associated behavioural problems. Some learners may also have medical conditions and / or physical disabilities that adversely affect their ability to learn.

It is an essential requirement that all post holders at The Aspire Federation are committed to working co-operatively and collaboratively in order to create an ethos in which all learners, commensurate with their needs and abilities:

 develop a healthy lifestyle, and develop a positive self-image
 feel safe at the School,
 enjoy their education, and achieve the highest standards
 are able to be positively involved in the wider community, and recognise their rights and responsibilities
 are equipped with the skills, knowledge and understanding to enter the world of work.

Please be advised that although initially based at a specific site the post holder may be required to work across both the Federated Sites.

Arranging a visit to Oakfield High School and College

Unfortunately we are trying to keep school visits to a minimum at present due to Covid. Candidates are encouraged to look at the school website for additional information regarding the school.

School location

Long Lane, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN2 4XA

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