Higher Level Teaching Assistant


Scale 5 Spine Point 12 – 15 depending on experience and qualifications

The actual salary is £23,004 - £24,271 per annum for 36 hours per week

Term Time Only (39 weeks)


The full time equivalent is £26,544 - £28,005


To start as soon as possible


Oak Lodge School is a residential and day school for students with hearing, speech, language and communication needs aged 10-19. The school follows a student-centred multi-modal approach to communication. We would like to welcome you to become part of our vibrant and innovative learning community, to have the opportunity to work in our happy and harmonious school which promotes the highest standards and is at the forefront of special education. We are an inclusive school where every student and member of staff is valued highly.


We are looking for a HLTA who is willing to commit to the whole school ethos and contribute as a valuable member of the school community.  This includes cover supervision, school trips, after school clubs and medical intervention as a requirement of the role.


The successful candidate will be responsible for Literacy Interventions across the school and specialist support to the English and Maths departments.  This will include responsibility for specialist support in literacy and maths across the curriculum including preparation and maintenance of resources and support to staff and pupils. 


Applicants must have excellent sign language skills (minimum qualification BSL

Level 3) and experience of working with deaf and/or language impaired children.


For further information about this post please contact Caroline Rowlandson, Headteacher, on 0208 673 3453 or email recruitment@oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk


Job description and application details attached.   CVs are not accepted.


Closing date : Monday 24th January 2022


Interviews proposed for week beginning 31st January 2022


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.