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Would you like to have a career in education? 

Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of children with special needs?

If so, we are a great place to start!


    Cover Teaching Assistant


You will need to be prepared to cover staff absences at very short notice


Starting salary - £18303 (pro rata) + SEN allowance £1239 (pro rata)


Woodlands School has 135 pupils on roll, aged 3 – 11 with severe learning difficulties, autism as well as complex needs. The school was judged outstanding in its most recent Ofsted inspection (2018)


We are looking to recruit energetic, self-motivated candidates who:

  • Has experience and passion for working with children
  • have an excellent attendance record
  • are able to work successfully as part of a team
  • will be adaptable to a variety of roles
  • are eager to learn new skills
  • demonstrate initiative
  • can work effectively in times of stress
  • have a positive attitude


Experience of working in a school or with children with special needs is not essential but is desirable.


Please contact the school for an application pack via e-mail or from the online advert or come to school to collect the pack or download it from the school website. Please do not phone for an application pack.


We are a school that safeguards our children. Rigorous recruitment procedures include DBS and reference checks.


Closing date – No closing date, apply as soon as possible

Interviews on – by arrangement following application



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