Teaching Assistants 1:1 and General

Gosden House School, Guildford, Surrey, GU5 0AH

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    7 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 June 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Surrey Main Pay Scale

Teaching Assistants 1:1 and General job summary

We are looking to recruit general Teaching Assistants and 1:1's to join our permanent staff in Primary or Secondary.

We have full-time and part-time positions available (term-time only – 39 weeks per year). Full-time is based on 30 hours per week, and part-time hours are negotiable. You must be able to demonstrate a passion for working in a special school setting and with children and young people with additional needs. We are committed to staff development so will help you to develop your skills and expertise.

Good general education, a minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent preferred. GCSE or equivalent level 2 grade in English and Maths.

Salary will be calculated according to the number of hours and weeks worked and will be graded at S3 (Surrey Pay Scale) full-time equivalent rate: £19,313 - £20,257. This role will be on a six month probationary period.

Applications are invited on an on-going basis and will close once all positions have been filled.

Please complete the Gosden House School Application form on this site and return to the email address provided. We cannot accept CV’s. No Agencies please.

Gosden House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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About Gosden House School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 16
School size
122 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

Gosden House is an outstanding school for young people with learning and additional needs, from 4-16 years of age. Set in extensive grounds, the environment offers students the opportunity to explore and challenge the potential of learners in every aspect. The curriculum has a strong focus on core learning skills and communication. We aim to develop resilience, creativity and social skills in order to support young people to succeed in the workplace and live rewarding, independent lives.

Learning is tailored to suit the needs of the individual and we work in partnership with families and other agencies to support learning and development for the 'whole child'. We have high expectations, and learners take pride in their achievements.

We firmly believe that children facing the toughest challenges every day deserve the best chance to improve their life outcomes. Our children are lively and enthusiastic about every opportunity they are offered and this excitement empowers them to try new things and to engage with learning. We were delighted to have received Ofsted Outstanding December 2020.

Gosden House is a warm and vibrant learning environment with a clear vision:

Growing lives, building futures.

Cindy O'Sullivan | Head Teacher, BEd, Dip.Tchg, NPQH 

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