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Application forms and job descriptions for any vacancies are available to download below, alternatively call 01444 244133 to request a copy by email or post.

Completed application forms should be emailed to or posted to Sandra Feltham at the school site

 Appointments are subject to references, an enhanced DBS clearance and verification of medical fitness.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Teaching Assistants

Permanent, full time positions available.

Full time staff work 35 hours per week, term time only - 8.45 to 4pm Monday to Friday (5pm on Tuesdays).

Grade 4 (scp 5-6) TA starting salary for 35 hour week = £15111.18

Interested applicants need to have an interest and experience in meeting the needs of learners with a wide range of special needs and the ability to contribute positively to a team of class staff.  We are keen to hear from applicants with relevant backgrounds who have experience working with any age range between 2-19 years.

Closing date: 25 November 2019

Start date: 6 January 2020

Class Teacher - Key Stage 3

We are seeking a permanent teacher for a key stage 3 class, to start as soon as possible.
Woodlands Meed is a foundation special school for pupils with a wide range of learning difficulties and complex special needs, including Autistic Spectrum Conditions and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties. We are also a Specialist School for Communication and Interaction.

All teachers at Woodlands Meed need to be flexible and have the knowledge to deliver all curriculum subjects. We are looking for teachers who are looking to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team that provide an individualised approach to learning. The ability to lead a team of support staff and to personalise learning, are key skills.

TMS / UPS plus SEN1 allowance.

Closing date: 15 November 2019

Interviews date: 25 November 2019


  1. Shortlisted Candidate Information Form
  2. Application Form - Teaching
  3. Post-threshold teacher JD reviewed March 2019 new JD format
  4. Pre-threshold teacher reviewed March 2019 new JD format
  5. Application Form - Non Teaching
  6. Grade 4 TA Job Description Feb 2019