Maths Support Specialist, Headington, Oxford

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Cheney SchoolHeadington, Oxford

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 8: £20,193.85 – £22,397.18 pa, pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can read the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Report 

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. In addition to an induction and training programme, if you wish to develop your career with us you will be provided with comprehensive support in preparation for making an application for teacher training or to undergo the School-centred initial teacher training (SCITT) programme with us. For further details about teacher training programmes we participate in please see the Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance’s website at: 

We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Maths Support Specialist to join our Student Support and Maths Faculty. This role may involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities to targeted individuals/small groups or short term for whole classes. Monitoring pupils and assessing, recording and reporting on pupil’s achievement. There may be some responsibility for the management of other teaching assistants.

This is a valuable opportunity for an individual who:

  • Has experience of working with and supporting young people with a high level of physical, emotional and learning needs
  • Has an ability to work flexibly and independently 
  • Has a desire to promote high expectations and aspirations for young people
  • Enjoys helping young people to overcome barriers to learning in order to raise attainment and achievement 

We can offer you:

  • Salary – Grade 8: £20,193.85 – £22,397.18 pro rata
  • 37 hours a week, Term Time plus 1 INSET day

The position comes with membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.

We also welcome applicants looking for flexibility with their work-life, where this subject can easily be discussed at the interview stage.

Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role, please contact Becky Robson, Head of Student Progress (Vulnerable Students), on: or by phone on: 01865 755 104

How to Apply:

Please download an application pack and email it to:

Closing date: 8am, Monday 18 March 2019

Interviews: w/c Monday, 18 March 2019

The Community Schools Alliance Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

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More about Cheney School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cheney Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 7QH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865 765726
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