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The commitment and enthusiasm of Pield Heath House staff are strengths of the school and their passion for the students to enjoy and achieve are evident to visitors. Our staff ensures that our young people feel secure and are comfortable in their school environment. They are committed, highly skilled, and are our most important asset.

As part of the West London Teaching Schools Alliance we are approved to offer the Schools’ Direct Training Programme (salaried) which trains graduates to become Primary teachers whilst working in the school. Our university provider is St Mary’s University, Twickenham.  Applicants will be considered on individual merit when a teaching post becomes available. The programme requires that any applicant must have a degree, must have had at least 3 years prior work experience, and must pass the required skills tests.

We are committed to the safety of our students through our recruitment and school practices. All positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) check. Pield Heath House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A copy of our Equality and Diversity Policy is available here.

Current Vacancies

Level 1 Special Support Assistants

NJC Grade 2-3, scale points 2 - 5: £23,035.59 – £24,083.39 per annum actual dependent on experience

37.5 hours per week as follows: - Monday 8.30am – 4.30pm, Tuesday to Thursday 8.30am – 4.00pm, Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm

Term Time Only + 5 Staff Training Days

We are looking for versatile, resilient and committed Level 1 Special Support Assistants to work alongside class teachers, assisting the children and young people with their work and supporting with student behaviour whilst establishing effective relationships with both students and staff.

You will be someone who is able to learn, develop and adapt practices quickly and efficiently. You will be required to support across all key stages acting as a role model and responding to individual needs.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference and be part of an inspiring and creative team whilst assisting students in their learning.

Successful applicants will have:

  • A caring approach to working with children and young people.
  • The ability and willingness to support students with a range of needs.
  • Creativity and flexibility within the learning environment.
  • Confidence to share skills and ideas with others in the team.
  • Good communication skills with a positive outlook.
  • A willingness to learn and develop in the role.

In return, we can offer:

  • A welcoming, friendly community providing an opportunity to work with a fantastic group of children and young people.
  • A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards of teaching & learning.
  • Teams who work collaboratively to share expertise.
  • Excellent supportive staff committed to achieving exceptionally high standards.
  • Opportunities for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to support career progression.

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Paid lunch breaks.
  • On-site lunches are available for staff.
  • Free parking is available on site as well as nearby access to both train (Metropolitan and Piccadilly Lines) and bus services.

Job Description & Person Specification - Level 1 Special Support Assistant

Application Form

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications are received. Please submit your application as early as possible if you are interested in this position.

Safeguarding Statement: Pield Heath House School is dedicated to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks and must have satisfactory references.

Level 2 Special Support Assistants

NJC Grade 3-4, Scale Points 5-7: £24,083.39 – £24,818.45 per annum actual dependent on experience

37.5 hours per week as follows: - Monday 8.30am – 4.30pm, Tuesday to Thursday 8.30am – 4.00pm, Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm

Term Time Only + 5 Staff Training Days

We are looking for versatile, resilient and committed Level 2 Special Support Assistants to work alongside class teachers, assisting the children and young people with their work and supporting with student behaviour whilst establishing effective relationships with both students and staff.

You will be someone who can adapt their practice wherever necessary to support across all key stages acting as a role model and responding to individual needs. Ideally you may have had experience of supporting students with severe learning difficulties and complex needs.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference and be part of an inspiring and creative team whilst assisting students in their learning.

Successful applicants will have:

  • Experience of supporting children and young people with SEN.
  • A caring approach to working with children and young people.
  • The ability and willingness to support students with a range of needs.
  • Creativity and flexibility within the learning environment.
  • Confidence to share skills and ideas with others in the team.
  • Good communication skills with a positive outlook.

In return, we can offer:

  • A welcoming, friendly community providing an opportunity to work with a fantastic group of children and young people.
  • A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards of teaching & learning.
  • Teams who work collaboratively to share expertise.
  • Excellent supportive staff committed to achieving exceptionally high standards.
  • Opportunities for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to support career progression.

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Paid lunch breaks.
  • On-site lunches are available for staff.
  • Free parking is available on site as well as nearby access to both train (Metropolitan and Piccadilly Lines) and bus services.

Job Description & Person Specification - Level 2 Special Support Assistant

Application Form

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications are received. Please submit your application as early as possible if you are interested in this position.

Safeguarding Statement: Pield Heath House School is dedicated to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks and must have satisfactory references. ​​​​​​​