Please note - Previous applications post September 2019 do not need to complete a further application.

Woodlawn School is a fully inclusive school catering for pupils 2½ to 18 years with physical, medical, sensory needs and/or moderate learning difficulties.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and outstanding level 3 practitioner with SEN experience in a secondary department setting to join us as a Teaching Assistant from 1/1/20.


You will be part of a class team and part of the role will involve planning and delivering intervention activities for individuals or small groups, working with other staff to evaluate and adjust learning activities, as appropriate, monitoring pupils’ responses and progress against action plans through observation and planned recording.

The post holder will also implement agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupils’ responses/needs.

The role will involve providing positive handling for pupils including the management of behaviour, moving and handling, feeding and personal care, assisting in the development and implementation of appropriate behaviour management strategies. 

For an application pack, please email the school office – and email back by no later than Noon on Monday 2nd December 2019. 

Interviews will take place during week commencing 2nd December 2019.  Please assume you have not been shortlisted if you do not hear from us by the 6th December 2019.


Woodlawn School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant employment checks deemed appropriate.

If you are a parent and require a paper copy of any information on this website, please contact the school office.

Woodlawn School

Drumoyne Gardens

Whitley Bay

NE25 9DL


0191 643 2590

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