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Oak Wood School

Pastoral Support Officer

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The Pastoral Support Team at Oak Wood School is a key part of the successful functioning of the school. We expect the highest standards of professionalism from our support staff working at the school to underpin the work that we do in supporting our students and their families.

Whether or not you have worked in a school environment before you will benefit from a comprehensive induction programme not only within the school but also within the team that you will be a part of. The school is a fantastic place to develop your administration skills.

Relationships across the school between parents, students and staff are warm and positive which makes Oak Wood School an environment that is a pleasure to work in and develop your career at.

We have a caring, respectful and supportive core ethos ‘We Dream, We Learn, We Grow’ that propels us to constantly advocate that students at Oak Wood School are not limited in their choices. ‘We Dream, We Learn, We Grow’ also underpins how we develop our staff with our extensive professional development and well-being programmes.

In joining our community, you will be part of an organisation that will support you in your career goals and help you to develop as an individual.

Oak Wood School was judged as a ‘Good’ school by Ofsted (May 2022) and is a truly inclusive, mixed, multi-ethnic 11-18 school that embraces all aspects of comprehensive education. A career at Oak Wood School is your chance to be part of a remarkable team that are working to ensure our students are prepared to be the well- rounded leaders of tomorrow.

“Pupils at Oak Wood School are polite, friendly and confident. They are part of a diverse community and get along well with each other. The school’s ethos is for pupils to dream, learn and grow. Staff here inspire pupils and develop their knowledge, understanding and character.” Ofsted 2022

Salary & Benefits

34.5 hours per week 39 weeks per year (term time only + 5 training days)
NJC Point 7-10 (£22,781 - £23,831 p.a.)

Required as soon as possible

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.


Oak Wood School
Sutton Court Road
UB10 9HT

Supporting documents

Deadline and how to apply

To apply please visit our website and complete our Support Staff application form, which is in two documents, and send via email

Visits to the school can be arranged if requested.

Closing date: Wednesday 24 April 2024 at midday
Interviews: From Monday 29 April 2024

We reserve the right to interview strong candidates on receipt of application and make appointments before the closing date

Additional Notes

The appointment is subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS Disclosure. Oak Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.