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Application forms and job descriptions for vacancies are available to download below. Completed application forms should be emailed to or posted to the school site

All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS clearance and verification of medical fitness. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Woodlands Meed is an inclusive employer and committed to ensuring applicants with a disability are guaranteed an interview provided the minimum requirements for the role are met. We will ensure any reasonable adjustments you may need to access the interview are in place. We are committed to the Government Disability Confident scheme.

SEND Support Administrator

We are looking to recruit a highly organised individual with a strong administrative background. As the role involves communication with external stakeholders, verbally, in writing, virtually and face to face, the successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a confident and professional approach.

Full details of the role are contained within the Job Description.

Term time only plus 5 inset days per year.

28.5 hours per week plus an unpaid lunch break of 30 minutes

9am to 3pm Monday / Thursday / Friday & 9am to 3.30pm Tuesday / Wednesday.

NJC Grade 4 - SCP 5-6 (£19312-£19698)

Actual pro rata starting salary £12,701

Closing date Monday 27th September 2021

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

A rare opportunity exists to recruit a qualified HLTA to our school.

This is fixed term opportunity to cover maternity leave.

35 hours per week. Term time only Grade 8 HLTA, Grade 8 SCP 20-24 £25991 pro-rata.

The HLTA role involves being a senior member of support staff. HLTAs cover teacher absences in any relevant class and regularly plan and deliver their own timetabled lessons.

We are looking for an organised and motivated individual who has a passion for SEN.

Closing date 29th September 2021

Teacher (maternity cover)

We are seeking a teacher to cover maternity leave for 3 terms.

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.

This role will cover a range of Key Stages and a broad knowledge and understanding of SEN KS1-3 is desirable.

The appointed teacher will be responsible to the Deputy Head Teacher for Teaching and Learning.

ECT / TMS / UPS plus SEN1 allowance.

Closing date 4th October 2021

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 = £15596.37

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 4th October 2021