Teaching Assistant Vacancies

Teaching Assistant – 2 positions

Post 1:  Permanent, 27.5 hours a week, term-time only

Post 2:  Temporary, 2 days a week, term time only

Grade 4, £18,426 – 18,795 pro rata

Closing Date: Friday 4 September 2020 (noon)

Interview Date: Wednesday 9 September 2020

Job Start Date: September 2020

Contract/Hours: Job 1: Permanent, 27.5 hours a week, term-time only

Job 2:  Temporary, 2 days a week, term-time only

Location of Role: Based in School

Contact e-mail address: office.3216@st-michaels-oxf.oxon.sch.uk

Job Summary

St Michael’s is a Church of England Aided Primary School in Marston, Oxford, currently with 200 children on roll.

Our aim is to serve our multi-cultural, multi-faith community by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice. At St Michael’s we all work together to achieve our aims and ensure that our school is a happy, calm and exciting place to learn. We are proud of our children’s very responsible, positive and caring attitude to learning and school life.

St Michael’s was rated good in our last Ofsted inspection of February 2017.

We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated Teaching Assistants to join our committed staff from September 2020.

What we can offer you:

A forward looking and supportive school

A nurturing learning environment where all are respected and valued

Caring, well behaved and motivated children

A friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic staff

Supportive parents and committed Governors

Professional development opportunities

The successful candidate will:

Have experience of working with children with SEN within the classroom setting and on a 1:1 basis

Be happy providing a range of learning support to children across the school

Have good English and maths skills, and a willingness to learn

Be committed to inclusion, equality of opportunity and the well-being of children

Work within a team of committed TAs and in collaboration with teaching staff

Be committed to the school community and supportive or our Christian ethos and values

Candidates may also be asked to work additional hours as a lunch time supervisor and in our breakfast and after school clubs.


Application Procedure

If you would like to discuss this post further, please arrange an appointment by emailing: office.3216@st-michaels-oxf.oxon.sch.uk.

Please visit our school website: st-michaels-oxf.oxon.sch.uk.

Please read the job description.

You must use the application form (PDF version) to apply for this post can and email it to the school office at: office.3216@st-michaels-oxf.oxon.sch.uk.  You can also post your application or deliver it to the school office in person (school opens again on Tuesday 1 September). All applications should reach school by noon on Friday 4 September. Please note that CVs will not be considered.

References are taken up for all school positions, so please ensure your referees are aware and that all contact information on the application form is correct.  You must include a reference from your latest employer.

St Michael’s C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.

These posts are covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 because they are posts which involve working directly with children or young people. Applicants are required to declare any criminal convictions (or cautions or bind-overs) including those which are ‘spent’. The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service.