Working at Oak Grove College – a wonderful place to work
Oak Grove College is a community generic special school providing special education for 276 students with learning difficulties from Year 7 to Year 14. We are immensely proud of our college and our community. We are committed to providing the very best for young people while they are with us, helping them to develop the knowledge, skills, confidence and aspiration to succeed throughout their lives. We have a staff team of about 180 people and we believe in looking after everyone well. We know that our staff team make the college what it is today and are the key to a successful future.
Staff are well supported by the leadership team and are offered opportunities to progress on carefully planned career pathways. We know that each and every one of our staff have a pivotal role to play and we believe in supporting everyone to achieve their potential. Oak Grove College is a rewarding place to work and staff report high levels of job satisfaction.
We know that our staff work hard to do their very best each day for our students and we believe in looking after them well in return. We pay for an extensive health and welfare support service for all our staff which includes physiotherapy, counselling, mindfulness support, menopause support, chronic illness support, weight management and much, much more.
Oak Grove College has convenient road and rail links with good public transport available. It is a 15 minute walk from Durrington-on-Sea train station, there is a bus stop just by the entrance, a large car park for those travelling by car and good pedestrian access for those on foot.
New employees joining Oak Grove College are guaranteed a warm welcome from their colleagues and the leadership team. Our motto is that ‘Everyone matters, every day counts’ and we strongly believe that this should include our entire school community. We look forward to getting to know you better and helping you to play your part in providing the very best to our young people.
We are proud to announce that Oak Grove has been accepted on to the government’s Disability Confident scheme for employers.
The Disability Confident scheme supports employers to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to the workplace.
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