Skip to content ↓

Join Our Team

Clarendon School is part of The Auriga Academy Trust. It is a special school for pupils aged 4-16 with moderate learning difficulties and additional complex needs (including autism). There are places for 140 young people, usually in classes of around 12. Our team work together to provide the best education and pastoral care to ensure that Clarendon is a place of learning for everyone.

If you're searching for your next post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed candidates.

Clarendon School and The Auriga Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Here you will find our latest vacancies:

Teaching Assistant - Secondary Centre

Start Date: 1st September 2023

Hours: Full Time Permanent - 32.5 hours per week – 39 weeks per year

Salary: Scale 4 NJC 09

Clarendon is a special school for pupils aged 4 to 16 with moderate learning difficulties, some of whom have additional complex needs (including Autism). Our school moved into new premises in 2018. The primary pupils are in a small, nurturing centre in Hampton. There are 5 classes for the 50 pupils aged 4-11 years. The school was again rated Outstanding by Ofsted in January 2019.

Clarendon School is part of the Auriga Academy Trust, a small local specialist academy chain. The Trust and its three constituent special schools work in a close and supportive partnership, with each school maintaining its unique identity and ethos. All Trust schools are in the London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames, South West London which has excellent public transport links. Further details about the Trust can be found on the Auriga Academy Trust website.

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and highly flexible candidate to develop strong and positive relationships with staff and pupils. They will support pupils to enhance learning and encourage them to become independent learners as well as providing educational, welfare and therapeutic support for pupils with a range of learning needs. We are looking for Teaching Assistants with good communication skills, ability to work on their own initiative and previous experience of working with pupils with learning needs.

Further details, and our recent Ofsted report, can be found on the Clarendon School website.

To apply for this post, please complete our application form. In your letter of application in Section 9 you will need to explain how your skills, ability, knowledge and experience match the individual requirements in the person specification. Give evidence/examples wherever you can in support of your application. Relevant experience may include paid work or other activities such as college, leisure, family or domestic, community and voluntary work.

The Auriga Academy Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of its pupils and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Candidates are welcome to visit the school, to book an appointment please contact us directly.

Closing date for applications: 09:00am on Friday 16th June 2023

Interviews: Wednesday 21st June 2023

For full details please see the applicant pack!