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Wood Farm Primary School

Teaching Assistant for Reception/KS1

Closing date: 19/04/2019 at 12:00

Contract/Hours: Fixed Term Contract , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade 4, point 4 - 5 (£18,426 - £18,795 pro rata)

Hours of Work: 29.25 hours over 5 days a week, Term Time Only

Location of Role: Wood Farm Primary School

Job/Person Summary

Fixed Term contract to be reviewed annually, until May 2020 in the first instance.

We are looking for a patient, skilled, and hardworking person, to join us as a Teaching Assistant to support children with a high level of special educational needs.

This is a wonderful opportunity to join our exceptional school.  Wood Farm is a very successful, diverse primary school in the Headington area of Oxford, with a strong reputation for inclusion: ensuring that children of different abilities and needs can learn successfully together.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right applicant to join our teaching teams in Reception or KS1.  The successful applicant will have a particular interest in the developmental and learning needs of young children with special educational needs and will carry out a range of duties, including providing general support for learning, working with children one-to-one and delivering SEN support plans. You will ideally have a particular interest, or prior experience in supporting children with special needs, and children in an Early Years setting.

You will need to be passionate about learning and supporting children to achieve their best.  As well as having good basic literacy and numeracy skills you will have excellent communication and team-working skills.  You will be comfortable working in a classroom environment, supporting individual children or small groups, or working out of doors.  This post could suit someone keen to develop a career as a Teaching Assistant, or someone looking to gain experience before moving into teaching.

In return we can offer the successful candidate a strong and supportive professional team and excellent training and development opportunities.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended: please contact Catherine Routledge, School Business Manager, on 01865 762575 to arrange a visit.

Application Procedure

To apply for this post please click on the link on the school website and download an application form. 

All completed application forms must be emailed to: sbm.2589@wood-farm.oxon.sch.uk.  Please telephone us if you require help with making an application.

Closing date: Friday 19th April 2019 at 12 noon

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 29th April 2019

Safer Recruitment

Wood Farm Primary School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Titup Hall Drive, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 8QQ

Telephone: 01865 762575

Website: www.woodfarmschool.org.uk/

Application form