General Information about working at Hamilton Lodge School and College:

Founders Day 2014For all our posts it is essential applicants are willing to learn British Sign Language and any current qualifications in BSL and/or practical lived experienced or work experience with deaf communities will be considered an advantage.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to equality of opportunity. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note that ALL posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

Due to the age of our students, the minimum age for staff is age 22 years.

Registered charity number: 307066.

Disability Confident Employer


Employers like Hamilton Lodge School & College who are Disability Confident undertake to:

  1. Actively look to attract and recruit disabled people
  2. Provide a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process
  3. Offer an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job
  4. Be flexible when assessing people so disabled applicants have the best opportunity to demonstrate that they can do the job
  5. Make reasonable adjustments as required in the work place


Current vacancies – now open


Teaching Assistant 

Salary NJC Scale 9-15, 32.5 hours per week (Term time only) 

We are seeking a Teaching Assistant to support the pupils’ learning and access to the whole school curriculum through the provision of learning, communication and, behaviour support and adherence to school policies. This role includes supporting deaf children with a range of needs in the classroom, participating in break time supervision and supporting with individual personal care. 

The successful applicant will be experienced in working with children within a school or an early years setting and have strong communication skills. 

A qualification in BSL (British Sign Language) Level 1 or equivalent is essential. Further qualifications/ experience in BSL is desirable. 

Due to the age range of our children the post holder must be at least 22 years old.

The post holder will be subject to a DBS check. 

Teaching Assistant Job Description

Teaching Assistant Person Specification

Please use the non-teaching post application form you will find below and return to 

Closing date  4th May 2018 



Applying for a post at Hamilton Lodge School & College

Application forms

You can download relevant application forms here. You can fill out the form by pen or type, if you type onto the form you will still need to sign it and complete some tick boxes by hand before posting us the completed application.

To help maintain the safety of our pupils and students it is a requirement for working or volunteering at Hamilton Lodge that everyone has an Enhanced DBS check – please read the Code of Practise for the Disclosure and Barring Service to find out more. Click here to read the Code of Practise

Forms for teaching posts


HLSC Teaching Post Application Form PDF version

HLSC Teaching Application Form Word version

HLSC Equalities Monitoring Form – please complete and return with application form

Forms for non-teaching posts


HLSC Non-Teaching Post Application Form PDF version

HLSC Non-Teaching Post Application Form Word version

HLSC Equalities Monitoring Form – please complete and return with application form

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