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 relevant application form and send it, together with a copy of your CV to

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.

  • Residential Care Manager

    Swalcliffe Park School provides specialist education and care for up to 55 secondary aged boys (11-19 year olds) all of whom have a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC).

    We are seeking to appoint a Residential Care Manager. The primary focus of the role is to create a safe and caring environment for all resident young people which promotes the school’s focus on Quality of Life and the ‘4 Whys’.  The successful candidate will be a highly organised individual with the ambition and ability to play a key role in the development of an established care team who have a specific focus on preparing students for adult life and working closely with parents and families to ensure their support needs are addressed by the school.

    The person appointed will manage every aspect of the care provision and ensure an outstanding OFSTED rating is maintained.

    Experience of working with young people with ASC is desirable but not essential. You must have at least a Level 5 Diploma or NVQ level 4 and a track record of positive OFSTED judgements.

    Benefits include:

    • Leadership Scale £45-50K depending on qualification and experience
    • Minimum of 9 weeks holidays
    • NEST Pension


    Closing date: 11th December 2018 at 9.00am

    Interview date: 13th December 2018

  • Learning Support Assistant

    Current pay scale:  NJC Point 12 – 16 (£17,173 to £18,319)

    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 for all posts:   Friday 14th December 2018 at 9.00 am.

    Interview date:                     Tuesday 18th December 2018.


    For more information on the above role, or to arrange a visit please contact Rob Piner on 01295 780302 email:

    Completed applications should be emailed to: or sent by post to Swalcliffe Park School, Swalcliffe, Nr Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 5EP.