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Specialist Centre Teaching Assistant

At Oasis Academy Brislington , Bristol
Salary: OCL SCP 13-17 £23,023 - £24,920 FTE, Actual Salary £17,317 - £18,744 per annum
Role: Full-time
Contract: Term Time Only
Start Date: As soon as possible
Closed Date: 09:00 AM on Monday 6th June 2022
Interviews: w/c 13th June 2022

An opportunity to join our dedicated and passionate team in one of the largest secondary schools within Bristol.

Oasis Academy Brislington is a ‘GOOD’ school (OFSTED November 2021) where staff, students and parents are proud to belong to the school community. All our staff have the high expectations for our students to do well.

As a school we provide students with a well-structured environment in which to learn. Staff and students enjoy working together to develop students’ character, talents and interests during the five-year learning journey here at Oasis Brislington.

Join our team at this very exciting time as we build upon the very successful work we have done since opening and now look to embark on the next phase of the journey. Our Academy is not an easy option, staff work hard every day to make an impact on our young people. Our students are kind, funny and have huge potential; for the right candidate Oasis Academy Brislington is an incredibly rewarding place to work.

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated, passionate and dynamic professional to provide support for learning activities, the social, emotional and communication development of children with SLCN and ASD, under the general direction of the Director of the Specialist Centre and Assistant Principal – Best Inclusion.

The Specialist Centre is able to cater for 45 pre 16 students all of whom have a diagnosis of ASD and/or SLCN.  We are situated on the mainstream site to be able to access mainstream lessons where necessary. We deliver the National Curriculum, differentiated to the students’ needs using proven ASD strategies and support their sensory and physical needs.  We have a hydro pool and a range of sensory equipment to support the student’s development.

The Academy is housed in an impressive £34.6 million PFI funded building which opened in 2008. The state-of-the-art facilities offer a modern, flexible, technology-rich environment for teaching and learning making it one of the very best equipped schools in the country.  The Academy is currently being led by Peter Knight, Principal, who is securing firm foundations for the school to grow and develop a bright future.

For more information please visit the Academy website.

For an informal discussion or to request an application pack, please contact Mrs Sue Brain, PA to the Principal.

To apply, please send your completed Application and Equal Opportunities forms to Mrs Sue Brain, PA to the Principal, Oasis Academy Brislington, Hungerford Road, Bristol BS4 5EY or by email to

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

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Equal Opportunities Form: Download EO Monitoring Form
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How do I Apply?

To apply for the position of Specialist Centre Teaching Assistant, please download (saving to your computer) and complete the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and either upload and submit the forms Online or by Email.

Apply by Email

Please send your completed application forms to by no later than the 09:00 AM on Monday 6th June 2022.

If you have any questions or require any further information, please contact a member of the Oasis Academy Brislington recruitment team on 0117 377 2055.