Rushall Primary, Pelsall Lane, Rushall, Walsall, WS4 1NG
Oakwood School, Druids Walk, Walsall Wood, Walsall, WS9 9JS

01922 682300 or 01543 452040

Where every child shines!



Vacancies and Placements



 Oakwood School

Level 2 Teaching Assistants required from September 2021

1 year fixed term initially

Term time only

32.5 hours per week

Actual Salary SCP 9 - 12  £15,792.36 - £18,503.12


Due to increasing pupil numbers at Oakwood School from September 2021, we are looking for full-time inspirational Teaching Assistants to work in our wonderful school and be a part of our dynamic team.


Governors want to appoint committed, highly motivated, well organised and enthusiastic practitioners, who will embrace our inclusive and creative philosophy and help us further develop an environment where ‘Every child is given the opportunity to sky rocket!’ 


The successful candidates will join a dedicated and hardworking team of teachers and TAs in an innovative, creative and supportive school with the most inspirational children.


Oakwood School is highly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure check along with relevant employment checks.


We ask potential candidates to request application forms from Debbie Newey at Oakwood School at or via our school website – vacancy page

Job Description 

Application Form 


We will be hosting school visits on:

  • Thursday 6th May, 4pm at the Oakwood Satellite (Please meet at Rushall Primary School entrance WS4 1NG)
  • Wednesday 12th May, 4pm at the Main Site (WS9 9JS)


Closing Date: Friday 14th May 2021 noon

Interview process:  Wednesday 19th May, Thursday 20th May & Friday 21st May


The North Star Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Work Experience & Voluntary Placements

Here at the North Star Federation, we provide excellent placements for high school, college and university students.  We are a friendly and supportive team who value additional help in the classroom. 


If you are interested in gaining a placement, please email your preferred school below, stating the following information:

  • Your full name and contact details
  • Your reasons for requesting a placement
  • Relevant qualifications you have
  • Other qualifications you have
  • Any relevant experience you have had
  • Which days you are looking to work
  • Whether you are looking for a full day or half day
  • How long you require the placement for, e.g provisional start and end dates
  • Any particular key stages you need experience of
We will arrange for you to visit us before agreeing to your placement, so that we can show you around our wonderful schools.
Rushall Primary - Mrs Lisa O'Brien - 
Oakwood School - Mrs Jackie King - 
Our commitment to Safeguarding - For any person over 16 years of age, we will require 2 references in addition to an enhanced DBS check before allowing you to start your placement, there is a charge for obtaining this check.