The Arreton & Oakfield Federation

SEN/Behaviour Support Assistant & Meal Supervisory Assistant (Combined Role) Ref: 50062396

Based at Oakfield CE Primary School

Vacancy Reference: 50062396

Closing Date: 23/09/2019

Scale 3 Level 2 & Scale 1B respectively

25 Hours per week Term Time Only SEN
Actual Salary £10,575 to £10,786

2.5 hours per week Term Time Only MSA
Actual Salary £1,016

Temporary in the first instance to 31/08/2020 with potential of becoming permanent dependent on pupil need

NOR Oakfield 280 Arreton 187

The Arreton & Oakfield Federation are looking for an inspirational and hardworking SEN/Behaviour Support Assistant to join the Oakfield team as soon as possible. We are a highly inclusive school and pride ourselves in prioritising relationships as a key to enabling all children to achieve.  Staff and pupils have a strong sense of belonging, which is fondly referred to as the Oakfield Family.  

We are looking for: 
• A Person who is keen to work as part of a team and share ideas and good practice
• SEN/Behaviour Support experience 
• Effective communicators with children, staff and parents
• Someone willing to contribute to the wider aspects of school life.
We can offer you:
• Excellent continuing professional development opportunities
• Supportive staff team
• Enthusiastic and energetic children
• Excellent Inclusion and Safeguarding support

Our Federation prides itself on its inclusive ethos and the high level of care and support offered to all pupils, including those with more complex additional needs. We are looking to appoint a keen and enthusiastic person, willing to give their best to the children and develop their own skills within a supportive and developmental environment.  You should be sympathetic to the ethos of a Church school.  There will be a requirement for the successful applicant to undertake lunch duty on a daily basis, (2.5 hours per week) for which a separate contract will be issued

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. 

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

Closing Date: Noon on Monday, 23 September 2019
For an Application Pack, or to request any further information, please contact the Oakfield School Office via email:

Completed application packs should be returned to Oakfield CE (Aided) Primary School addressed to Trudy Taylor, Federation Business Manager, Appley Road, Ryde, I.W.  PO33 1NE or via email to Please note we cannot accept applications which are not submitted on the official application forms and we do not accept CVs under any circumstances.

Please note that as an aided school the Governors of The Arreton & Oakfield Federation are the employers of this vacancy; The Isle of Wight Council is not the employer.