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Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working at Oakley School. We currently have the following job opportunities:-


We are seeking to recruit Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly, positive and forward looking team at our Tunbridge Wells site.


As a Learning Support Assistant you would work closely with the teaching staff to support our pupils in all aspects of their learning, social development, personal needs and developing their skills for life and independence. In this role you will be able to make a big difference to our children, all of whom have a wide range of severe and/or complex needs, with associated communication and learning difficulties.


Candidates do not need experience of working in a special needs or education environment, although it would be advantageous, as would experience of Early Years. Excellent literacy and numeracy skills are essential, along with flexibility, resilience and strong communication and team working skills.


There are many career development opportunities for those interested in progression, including into teaching and other types of work with children and young people.


The hours are 33.5 per week, working Monday to Friday, term time only. The salary is within Kent Range Bands 3 to 4, £16,885 to £19,315 (including SEN allowance) per annum (depending on qualifications and experience), and reduced pro-rata for the hours/weeks actually worked.


Closing date is 12noon on Monday, 29th October. Interviews will be held on Friday, 2nd November.


If you are interested in applying, please complete the application form below and return it to Sandra Wisdom, School Business Manager via e-mail: or post it to Oakley School, Pembury Road, Tunbridge Wells TN2 4NE.  Please note that we are unable to accept CVs.


Oakley School is committed to safeguarding children and young people, a commitment we expect all staff to share and uphold.