Ravenswood 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. All adults working routinely on the site will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references and will be asked to complete a 'Disclosure by Association' form.  All adults working here need to follow our safeguarding policy and the "Guidance for safer working practice for those working with children and young people in education settings" which can be found here.  A 'prohibition from teaching' check will be completed for all teaching applicants.



How do I apply for a voluntary or paid position?


You can use either method:

1. Complete an application by hand (either the word or the pdf version opposite) and return it to Ravenswood School.


2. Complete the Word version of the application form electronically and email it as an attachment to:


CVs are not accepted.





Permanent Staff



We currently do not have any vacancies for permanent staff.




Fixed-term Contracts





Ravenswood School has a vacancy for a lunchtime supervisor to help our children, both with their meals and in the playground.


The hours are 12.30 to 1.45 and the pay is Grade: JG 1.2


The successful applicant will be friendly, caring, reliable and enjoy working with children with special needs.  A calm approach to behavior management is essential.


Ravenswood is an all age special school (4 - 18) for children with complex and severe learning difficulties.  We also have provision for children with autism.


Appointment to work at Ravenswood School is dependent upon a satisfactory enhanced CRB check and medical checks.  The hours for this position will be 1.25 hours per day (12:30pm to 1:45pm), term-time only.


If you are interested in this position please complete and return a Support Staff application form from the links at the top of this page.  Candidates invited for interview will be given an opportunity to see the school at lunchtime.


Start date: Monday 20th April 2020

Closing date: 23rd March 2020 at 9am

Interview date: 27th March 2020






Supply Staff / Volunteers



If you are interested in joining us as a member of supply staff or a volunteer please contact Katie Barnes (Deputy Head): email or telephone 01275 854134





Hours: Casual
Contract: Casual
Salary: JG3 £14,310 per annum pro-rata

Ravenswood is an all age Special School for pupils with complex needs.  This includes pupils with severe learning difficulties, those with communication difficulties and those with emotional/social difficulties.  We also have provision for autistic children.

We are seeking to appoint Casual Learning Support Assistants to join our committed and enthusiastic team.  The successful candidates will be committed to raising pupils’ standards of achievement throughout the school day and in supporting pupils developing social and emotional development.  We are particularly interested in appointing LSAs with musical or creative abilities who are willing to use skills in showcasing pupils’ achievements.

Ravenswood is an equal opportunities employer and an enhanced DBS check will be required.

Further details are available via the links below.  To apply for this position please use the Support Staff application form (see links at the top right of this page).

Interview Date: To be confirmed


Job Description

Person Specification