Specialist College Lunchtime Assistant

Do you believe that each student has the right to an outstanding education in which their preferences, interests and abilities are acknowledged and respected?

Great Oaks College opened in 2018 for young adults aged 19-25 with Special Educational Needs and is now in the third year of its expansion phase, with the expectation of being at full capacity from September 2021. Great Oaks College is now seeking to appoint Lunchtime support staff.

 We are looking for:

Someone who shares our vision for developing independence for young adults with Special Educational Needs. You will be willing to support feeding and personal care, and to assist and encourage students to find ways to enjoy their leisure time. The successful candidate will understand the need to respect our students as young adults and be committed to supporting their development as they prepare for adulthood.

As an employer we offer:

Excellent CPD and an Induction package.

Employee assistance programme.

Access to our onsite gym outside of college hours.

Great Oaks is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable young adults, anyone applying to work at the college is expected to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the College’s website: www.greatoakscollege.com

Visits to the college are encouraged. Please contact Iwona Kedziora, HR Officer for an appointment on 0203 962 9009.

To apply, please complete and email the application form to hr@greatoakscollege.com Please include a letter of application outlining how you meet the specification for this role and what you will bring to the team for the benefit of our students.

Closing Date:       9am on Friday 24th September 2021

Interview Date:    Thursday 30th September 2021

Start Date:            ASAP

Scale:                      Hounslow Single Status Pay Scale – Scale 1a, Point 1

Actual Salary:         £3,831

Contract Type:        Permanent and Part time (8 hours per week), term time only (38 weeks per annum)

Provisional working hours:  Monday 11.30am to 1.30pm and Tuesday to Friday 12 noon to 1.30pm

The successful candidate will be required to attend a pre-employment induction.

CV’s will not be accepted. No Agencies Please.

 Please click here to download and complete the application form

Learning Support Assistants Required

Great Oaks College is a new specialist independent college that is co-located within Oaklands School new state of the art, purpose built premises located in Gresham Road, Hounslow. We are close to Osterley Tube Station and public transport routes and just fifteen minutes walk from Hounslow bus station. The college provides further educational opportunities to post 19 students that have moderate, severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties or autism.

We run three Pathways within Great Oaks College. The Life Skills Pathway is for young people who need to remain in education to develop skills for supported living. The Vocational Pathway supports our students to develop the skills they require to gain employment. The Sensory Pathway and supports students that have Profound and Multiple Leaning Difficulties. Within this course student are supported to develop their communication, ICT and independence skills.

As well as being calm and patient, you will need good team working skills and be passionate about supporting students with special educational needs. Applicants must be physically fit and willing to undertake all aspects of personal care including toileting and feeding. We believe that all of our students are capable of making outstanding progress and we want to appoint individuals who share this belief.

Please refer to the person specification and job description for full details of the role and the essential knowledge and skills required.

 We value our employees and offer excellent induction, training and support, as well as a pension scheme, employee assistance programme and other well-being benefits. You will be led by an enthusiastic and innovative leadership team and work in a friendly and forward thinking environment in which the students’ wellbeing, progress and preparation for adulthood is at the center of everything we do.

Great Oaks College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people and anyone applying to work at the college is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

If you believe you have what it takes and would like to join our friendly and supportive team, please complete and email the application form to hr@greatoakscollege.com.

Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.

 

Closing Date:               9am on Friday 24th September 2021

Interview Dates:        Wednesday 29th September 2021

Start Date:                   September 2021

Pay Scale:                     Hounslow Scale 5 (P11 to P15)

Actual Salary:              £17,778 to £19,094 per annum

Contract Type:             Permanent – Term Time Only (39 weeks)

Hours of work:             Monday to Friday 8:30 – 15:15.  30 hours per week.

 

CV’s will not be accepted. No Agencies Please

 Please click here to download and complete the application form