Bladon House School – SEND Teaching Assistant – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8.15 -16.15 Tuesday: 8.15 – 16.30 Friday: 8.15 – 15.00

Location: Bladon House School, Staffordshire


Salary Scale (£17,628 – £19,144.01)


Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8.15 -16.15

Tuesday: 8.15 – 16.30

Friday: 8.15 – 15.00

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Job Info

This is an exciting opportunity to come and work at our unique school as a Teaching Assistant and to make a difference to our young people who are at the heart of everything that we do.

We pride ourselves on being a ‘Good’ school where the promotion of “pupils’ personal development and welfare is OUTSTANDING.”

The role is suited to a Teaching Assistant with empathy, commitment and a genuine understanding of what it takes to engage learners with complex additional needs.

What you can expect from us

  • 52 week contract paid monthly with school holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme, pension and The Bladon Perks which include:
  • Well-being treatment contribution
  • Termly breakfast rolls
  • The famous monthly wellbeing treat box
  • A team dedicated to the well-being of all staff
  • Regular Training and CPD opportunities
  • A positive and supportive working environment
  • A specialist setting in a rural environment that prides itself on its outdoor and community based learning opportunities
  • The opportunity to greet our farm animals as you drive to work each morning J

The Role

Given our small class sizes and creative curriculum, this is a fantastic opportunity for experienced qualified Teaching Assistant professional to bring ideas, new activities and enthusiasm into the classroom.


Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8.15 -16.15

Tuesday: 8.15 – 16.30

Friday: 8.15 – 15.00

Essential Criteria

  • A relevant qualification in Teaching and Learning
  • Previous Teaching Assistant experience in SEN setting is desirable
  • Calm, caring nature.
  • Being positive and adaptable
  • Experience of managing challenging behaviour is also desirable

About us

Bladon House School is a residential special school for young people from 5-19 with Special Educational Needs including autism, attachment, PWS, moderate learning difficulties, severe learning difficulties, communication needs, therapeutic needs (including speech and language and sensory processing needs), and associated challenging behaviour.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates.

If you would like to visit the school prior to application please get in touch, so you can see our amazing school and young people for yourself!

Please contact to book a visit or view our online map and photos at  we look forward to seeing you and showing you just what Bladon House is all about.

Bladon House School and The SENAD Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment.  As part of the appointment process we will undertake checks to ensure that you do not pose a risk of harm to children or young people – the successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to thorough background checks. This shall also include an employer reference obtained prior to interview.

The SENAD Group is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care.

Please contact our recruitment team on 01885 488 096 Ext. 12103 for more details.

Closing date: 14th October 2022

Bladon House School, Newton Solney, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, DE15 0TA

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