Oak Wood School

Seclusion Officer
Post Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing date: 14/10/2022
Closing time: 11:59 AM

Work Hours: 35 hours per week (8.45am-4.15pm);
Work Pattern: 39 weeks per year (Term time only + 5 training days);
Actual Salary: Salary according to experience will be at Scale Point 7-10; £19,970 - £20,480 p.a.

Oak Wood School is looking to appoint a well organised Seclusion Officer. This role will provide support for pupils who are struggling to fully engage in education. The successful candidate will support pupils on issues including behaviour, engagement and attendance. The ability to communicate effectively with pupils, staff and parents is imperative in ensuring that effective pastoral support is provided for all pupils. Previous experience working with young people facing barriers to learning will be advantageous for the role.

Oak Wood School is a rapidly improving, truly inclusive, mixed, multi-ethnic 11-18 school that embraces all aspects of comprehensive education. The curriculum is well balanced and reflects the needs of all our students and the local community. The school’s Rewards and Sanctions policy is robust, and staff have welcomed the introduction of centralised sanctions and inclusive polices.

We believe our best resources are our staff. There is a popular and thriving programme of professional development in the department and across the school, at all levels, and colleagues have the opportunity to develop personally and professionally through our membership of both the PiXL club and the Harrow Collegiate Alliance (HCA). The school also offers excellent promotion prospects and a comprehensive induction programme. Colleagues benefit from a commitment to staff well-being and are provided with several schemes to support them maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Situated on a large site close to Heathrow Airport and the centre of Hillingdon, Oak Wood School has much to offer:
  • A commitment to the professional development of all its staff to become outstanding teachers and leaders.
  • Staff wellbeing programme.
  • Childcare and cycle to school vouchers.
  • Excellent transport links (by train 45 minutes to central London), bus routes 427, 278 & U2, train (Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway and Underground (Metropolitan & Piccadilly).
  • On-site parking including electric charging facilities.
  • On-site catering facilities.
Please read the Seclusion Officer information document for information about the role, Job Description and Person Specification.

To apply please complete our Support Staff application form, and via email to HR@oakwoodschool.uk.

Visits to the school can be arranged if requested.

Further details are available from the vacancies page of our website: https://www.oakwoodschool.uk/Current-Vacancies/.

Closing Date: Friday 14 October 2022
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 17 October 2022

CVs will not be accepted

Supporting Documents

Additional Information

To apply please complete our application form (above), and email it to HR@oakwoodschool.uk.

Safeguarding Statement
Oak Wood School has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Oak Wood School is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Our Location
Address: Sutton Court Road,, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB10 0EX