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Career Opportunities at Tuke School

Welcome to our careers page. This page will be regularly updated with the very latest vacancies (1 new vacancy) at Tuke School.

Special School Support Assistant (SSSA)

Role: Special School Support Assistant (SSSA)
Hours: 32.5 hours per week.
Salary: Hay 5, spinal point 6 – Full-time starting salary £26,625 – pro rota £20,674.15
 Term Time only.
Start Date: asap

Closing date for receipt of applications: 11am 15th March 2024
Interviews: 21st March 2024

To Apply:

The application details and application form (for any vacancies available) are available to download below or via the TES website. Completed applications should be sent to Emma Mode via email before the deadline on

Tuke School is committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children. The nature of this post will require the successful applicant to be enhanced DBS checked. If you would like to arrange a visit to our school, please contact Emma Mode on: 020 7525 8002.


Vacancies on TES:

Have a look at our latest vacancies on TES

Thinking about working in a Special School ?

Come and work here….. 


We are a Secondary Special School, meeting the needs of young people with severe and complex learning needs.  Tuke is a purpose built special school which provides specialist facilities for all of our students.

At the heart of our ethos and building design is our mission statement:

“Learning everywhere, inspiring everyone”

What our staff say about Tuke

“The class team meetings really help us on improving performance”

“I am trusted to make decisions in my role”

“I feel encouraged to perform to the best of my abilities”

“There is a really strong culture of ownership with class teams, led by the class teacher, showing a willingness to act quickly and effectively”

“I make use of my organisations learning and development opportunities”

“Everyone is happy to take time out to mentor me in my new role”


As part of Southwark’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, all employees employed within schools are required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.