SEN Teaching Assistant, Oxford

Closing date:

Cheney SchoolOxford

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £13,199.03 - £13,770.17 pro rata per annum
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. 

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives and are happy to consider part-time applications.

If you are not familiar with Oxfordshire, we would recommend that you take a look at: Living in Oxfordshire - Information for Teachers

Cheney would like to appoint a Teaching Assistant to start immediately, for 37 hours per week term-time + 1 day. You will be a member of the Learning Support Department assisting the Director of Inclusion/SENCo in delivering the department objectives as outlined in the Job Description. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Good attention to detail and ability to work under pressure
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to be flexible
  • Good interpersonal skills: working with young people, parents and professionals supporting the school, and to liaise with staff across the school

If you would like to find out more, please contact Dr Richard Coombs, SENCo & Head of SEN Faculty, on: or by phone on: 01865 755275 

Candidates must have a minimum of GCSE English and Maths grades A-C.

The post is for 37 hours per week, term-time only plus one day with a salary on Grade 4 (Points 11 to 13), £13,199.03 - £13,770.17 per annum, pro rata (salary is currently under review).

How to Apply:

Please download an application pack from below.

In addition to your application form, please email a letter of application, detailing reasons for your interest in this post and your relevant skills and experience to 

Closing Date: 8am, Thursday, 26 April 2018

Interviews: Monday, 30 April 2018

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers 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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