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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £22,777 and £24,054

Actual salary


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

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.

What the school offers its staff

The Walnuts 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.

Further details about the role

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 isessentialas 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 Walnuts School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 19
School size
198 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Phone number
01908 563885

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

Arranging a visit to The Walnuts School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@walnuts.milton-keynes.sch.uk.

School location

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