Working at Swalcliffe

Thank you for your interest in Swalcliffe Park School. We welcome applications from enthusiastic and talented individuals who would like to be a part of and contribute to our unique community.

View our Current vacancies below.

If you consider that you meet the selection criteria for a post and wish to apply for it, please download and complete the application form and send it, together with a copy of your CV to khingorani@swalcliffepark.co.uk

Swalcliffe Park School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young/vulnerable adults.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and to become familiar with our Safeguarding Policy. We implement all aspects of the safer recruitment process. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.  The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.  We are an equal opportunities employer.

  • Teacher

    We have a vacancy for a teacher – this is a full time and permanent position.
    Swalcliffe Park School is a non-maintained charitable trust specialising in day and residential education and care for high functioning students with ASC (10-19 yrs). We currently have 56 students on role and have been judged to be ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for both Education (2019) and Residential Care (2019). The school also has Advanced Level Autism Accreditation and an Enhanced Practitioner Commendation.

    Due to our growing student numbers, we are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced teacher to join our outstanding multi-disciplinary team. Previous experience of working with this population is desirable but not essential.

    We are looking for a versatile teacher who is keen to develop their practice within our Quality of Life framework. The following skills and experience are of interest to us:
    • Key stage 2 teachers wiling to operate a primary model class for KS 3 students.
    • Subject specialists in English, Maths or Science who are willing to teach all ages.
    • Special school teachers willing to offer a range of subjects.

    Our maximum class size is six students to two adults and all teaching roles also include fulfilling the role of being a keyworker. The behaviour and engagement of students is exceptional.
    This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop and have the opportunity to gain experience to progress into a senior role. So, if you have a:

    • passion for teaching
    • commitment to improving outcomes and life chances for students with ASC
    • proactive and energetic disposition
    • desire to develop your own practice
    …………………. then this could be the place for you!
    Teacher’s terms and conditions: Main scale plus SEN allowance 1 or 2 depending on experience and or qualifications. Teacher’s pension and a range of additional benefits.

    Closing date for applications is 5.00 pm Wednesday 25th March, interviews will be held on Tuesday 31st March.

    The school is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young/vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment. We implement all aspects of the safer recruitment process.

    For further details please contact Rob Piner, Principal, 01295 780302 or visit our website www.swalcliffepark.co.uk where you can also download an application pack and find out more about students and our work with them. Completed applications should be sent to Rob Piner, Principal, Swalcliffe Park School, Swalcliffe, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 5EP or electronic applications can be sent to rpiner@swalcliffepark.co.uk before the closing date.

  • Learning Support Assistant

    Do you have what it takes to join the staff team at Swalcliffe Park School?
    Awarded “Outstanding Education & Care” OFSTED

    Swalcliffe Park School provides specialist residential education and care for up to 46 secondary aged boys (10-19 yrs) all of whom are on the Autism Spectrum We offer excellent working conditions in a beautiful environment, including paid school holidays, opportunities for career development and staff training.

    LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT
    Current pay scale: £18,426 – £19,171 (NJC Points 4-6)

    We are currently seeking to employ a Learning Support Assistant to join our highly motivated and professional team. Duties include supporting students in a range of learning situations both in school and within the community.

    Successful candidates will have:
    • GCSE (or equivalent) English and Mathematics Grade C or above (essential)
    • Experience of working with students with ASD is desirable but not essential.

    Closing date: Monday 23rd March 2020
    Interviews will take place on 01st April 2020

    For more information on the above role, or to arrange a visit please contact Rob Leigh on 01295 780302 email: rleigh@swalcliffepark.co.uk. An application pack is available from our website at www.swalcliffepark.co.uk or by emailing mhamilton@swalcliffepark.co.uk. Completed applications should be emailed to mhamilton@swalcliffepark.co.uk or sent by post to Swalcliffe Park School, Swalcliffe, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 5EP.

    This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure. We are an equal opportunities employer.