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Oakfield Preparatory School

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Oakfield prides itself in developing exceptional teaching, adminstrative and facilities staff. 

The Head is always delighted to hear from experienced teachers and Teaching Assistants who may be considering a career move. Vacancies at the school are normally advertised on the Education Development Trust website, TES, e-teach or in the Guardian. 

Oakfield is a warm and welcoming independent preparatory school in the heart of Dulwich. It is a friendly and dedicated community where everyone feels valued and respected. 

Please note that references will always be sought prior to the interview. 

1:1 Learning Support Teaching Assistant

Salary: £13.50 PH

January 2021

Hours: 15 hours a week, term time only

Oakfield Preparatory School Dulwich, London, SE21 8HP         

An Education Development Trust school for 410 children aged 2-11 years.

Oakfield is a vibrant independent preparatory school in the heart of Dulwich. It is an exciting community where everyone feels valued and respected.  Children are treated as individuals, nurtured and cared for – we stimulate high academic achievement by building self-esteem. 

We are looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to start as soon as possible. The role involves working 1:1 with a 3.5-year old pupil, with a moderate physical disability.

This role is ideal for a person who genuinely has a passion for helping children and who may have experience or an interest in helping children with additional needs. It is also a fantastic opportunity for those considering a career in teaching to gain valuable first-hand experience. The appointed candidate will receive support and training from the Head of Learning Success (SENDCO), the class teacher and will have the benefit of regular in-house training as well as the opportunity to attend relevant courses.

Hours: 15 hours per week spread over four or five days, based around the needs of the timetable.

Interviews to take place the week commencing 4th January 2021

Please visit our website at and call us for further information on 020 86704206

See full job description and link to apply by clicking here.

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the DBS and may be subject to disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006 and the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.