Teacher’s assistants required

Thank you for your interest in the post of teacher’s assistant at Woodcroft.

Woodcroft School is a family owned independent special school in beautiful surroundings on the edge of Epping Forest. The National Autistic Society accredits our provision and we meet the Investors in People standards for staff development. We are looking to appoint teacher’s assistants for 4 and 6 hour posts within our working day of 07.30 – 16.30. Shifts will be decided by mutual arrangement at the time of appointment.

The posts are mainly class-based but some shifts involve working as an escort for at least one hour per day on our school transport.

You will receive a full induction as a teacher’s assistant working with complex special needs and autism, along with training for any escort work.

The posts offered will initially be fixed term until 27 March 2018.

The pay range is £8.27 to £9.09 per hour depending on qualifications and experience. We work 37 weeks a year with 5.6 weeks paid holiday per annum (not in term time).

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9:00am on 23 March 2017.

Successfully shortlisted applicants will be required to attend for interviews on 27 and 29 March. If you are successful at first interview you will be asked to come back for second interview. Pre-visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged.

Appointed candidates are required to commence on 18 April 2017.

Please contact Amy Campbell or Trish Stokes on 020 8508 1369 or email careers@woodcroftschool.net in the first instance.

Woodcroft School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils. The successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and provide references. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.