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  • Expected start date

    4 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    18 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
32.5 hours over 5 days
Contract type
SP 4 – 6, Outer London (£21,795 - £22,587) per annum, pro rata + Local Government Pension Scheme

Job summary

Location: Oasis Academy Shirley Park , Croydon

Salary: SP 4 – 6, Outer London (£21,795 - £22,587) per annum, pro rata + Local Government Pension Scheme

Role: Full-time

Hours: 32.5hours per week available

Contract: Permanent

Start Date: January 2021

Applications Closed: 12:00 noon on 30th November 2021

Interviews: Week beginning 6th December 2021

This salary will be pro-rata based on term-time only working in the Secondary Phase of our all-though academy.

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our professional team at Oasis Academy Shirley Park.

Why you’ll want to join us:

We are a Good Academy in all areas (OFSTED 2019)

You’ll work in a supportive environment

You’ll receive genuine support and opportunities to develop you and open up career opportunities in the Oasis Community and beyond

You’ll be part of a team that believes every child should go to a great school as we work tirelessly to provide the children with an outstanding education.

You understand education is not solely about excellent examination results but includes much more than that

You’ll have access to a free confidential counselling service for the times in your life when you need a little extra support

You can access free eye tests if designated as a VDU user

Community is key, Oasis Academy Shirley Park is part of the Oasis Community, we strongly believe in investing in local communities to bring about positive change. As part of the Ashburton Hub alongside Oasis Academy Ryelands and Oasis Academy Arena we strive to communicate well, share ideas and support our local community, as best we can.

To find out more about our Academy please visit:

Where we are:

We are situated in Shirley a leafy suburb of Croydon bordering Addiscombe, in Croydon. We are easily accessed, being within 12 minutes of East Croydon train station by Tram to Woodside tram stop and with ample on site and residential parking.

What we are looking for:

A knowledgeable Teaching Assistant with experience of supporting children to reach their potential.

A Teaching Assistant that is committed to assisting children to learn and develop.

A Teaching Assistant with experience of working with a diverse group of children.

A Teaching Assistant who will share our commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. Visit our website for more information.

To apply for the position of Teaching Assistant, please download (saving to your computer) and complete the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms on OCL Careers page and return the attached application form to .

If you would like to discuss this role before submitting your application please contact us on: 020 8656 0222 and select the Secondary Phase.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, we shortlist and interview as suitable applicants are found. This job advert may be closed early should we find our ideal candidate.

Oasis Community Learning is and equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We have management practices in place which maintain the safety of those we serve. You are expected to share this commitment, openly take part in the management practices and undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

We kindly request recruitment or media agencies do not contact us regarding this role.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
Education phase
Primary, Middle, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1875 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Contact phone number

About Oasis Academy Shirley Park

About Oasis Community Learning:

Our vision is for community – a place where everyone is included making a contribution and reaching their God-given potential.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community to deliver our vision of community, our vision informs our ethos and our nine habits which shape behaviour throughout our academy.

School location

Shirley Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 7AL

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