Job Details

Job Title

Special School Teaching Assistant (Level 3)- John Chilton School

Job reference

Date posted


Application closing date


Job type

Contract type

Fixed term


Salary package

£25,239 pa - £26,037 pa

Job description

One Year Fixed term
Grade 7 £25,239 to £26,037
32.5 hours per week
39 weeks, term-time only (including training days)
Required: September 2021

About the school

John Chilton School is a successful school for pupils who have complex physical, medical and learning difficulties.  We are innovative in our approach to educate pupils with a range of cognitive, physical and medical needs (4 to 19 years) in a unique environment. The school has two sites collocated with mainstream academies. The post holder will be expected to work across both sites.

The job includes working closely with the teacher to assist in the planning, development and delivery of the curriculum; promoting active learning; organising and maintaining school equipment; supporting a positive learning environment for pupils and assisting pupils with their personal care.  In the short-term absence of the teacher, to cover all pre prepared activities to provide continuity for the pupils.

We are looking for someone who:

  • – Must have significant experience of working with children or adults with complex and profound additional needs;
  • – Is hard working and committed to work across the age range;
  • – Is numerate, literate and have a good command of spoken English so that you can support pupils in classrooms;
  • – Has a good general standard of education including English and Mathematics at A* to C);
  • – Is  proficient in the use of relevant ICT equipment and packages including tablets, switches, Microsoft Office
  • – Shows initiative and the ability to be spontaneous;
  • – Understands that behaviour is a communication of need, and uses a positive behaviour approach;
  • – Is a good team player who is willing to contribute to the ethos and wider community of the school

Visits are encouraged. Please contact Debbie Frailing, School Business Manager to arrange (020) 8289 4790

How to apply

Application forms and job descriptions can be downloaded from the school website . You can also contact the school to request further information by emailing Debbie Frailing, School Business Manager  or telephone: (020) 8289 4790.

The school is committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at:–2

Please note we do not accept CVs, and these will not be shortlisted.

Closing date

Application forms to be submitted to the school by  Wednesday 30 June 2021.





Bengarth Road Northolt Middlesex UB5 5LD

Tel No : 02082894790

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