Early Years Learning Assistant, Oxfordshire

Closing date:

William Morris SchoolOxfordshire
Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £12,695 - £15,371 (pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you a Learning Assistant with experience in early years?

William Morris, Banbury's only Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ Primary School, is looking to appointment an enthusiastic, motivated and creative Learning Assistant to work closely with teachers and the Inclusion Team to provide a dynamic and exciting environment in which children grow and develop.

We are looking for individuals who are passionate, enthusiastic and committed to the educational development of children and are dedicated to the provision of an outstanding education offer.

The successful candidate will work alongside and support the Class Teacher, making effective use of resources in order to achieve the highest standards of learning and achievement for all children including those with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities. The role also includes supporting the school improvement plan led by the Headteacher, whilst promoting the well-being of staff and children in the school.

The successful applicant will have previous experience supporting learning in early years and have GCSE English and Maths grade A-C.

There may be a possibility that the successful candidate will work at Longford Park Primary School, another GLF School in Banbury, enabling career extension opportunities within a dynamic and flourishing Trust.


We offer:

•Excellent CPD opportunities and career development

•The exciting prospect of working in an ‘Outstanding’ school with an experienced Inclusion team

•A committed and successful centralised Education, IT, Finance and HR team

•Encouragement for innovation and creativity

•A supportive and collaborative environment and the opportunity to achieve significant career development.

•The opportunity to be part of GLF Schools Multi-Academy Trust


Ideal candidates will:

•Work well as part of a team, as well as being self-motivated and able to work independently

•Be willing and committed to developing and sharing outstanding teaching practice across GLF Schools

•Have the ability to enthuse and engage students in purposeful learning experiences

•Be passionate about the children's learning & welfare

•Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour

•Be committed to personal career progression and enhancement


Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office by calling 01295-258224 to make an appointment.


Hours: 32.5 per week

Closing Date: 23rd January 19

Interview Date: 28th January 19

Salary range: £12,695 - £15,371 (pro rata)


GLF have schools across Surrey, Croydon, Wokingham, West Sussex and Oxfordshire. If you are interested in working in any other locations please contact the central recruitment team.

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we support applications from educators from diverse backgrounds seeking flexible leadership opportunities. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.



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