Teaching Assistant - Core Team, Oxford

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The Cherwell SchoolOxford
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £9,953 - £10,178 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Teaching Assistant – Core Team

Permanent Position

Start Date: September 2018

26 hours per week, term time only                                                                             Monday to Friday; 8:45am – 3:05pm                                                                               (with the exception of Thursdays which is an 8:30am start)

Salary Grade 4: £17,007 - £17,391 pro rata, per annum                                                  Actual Annual Gross Salary: £9,953 - £10,178

The Cherwell School is a high performing and oversubscribed comprehensive school in Oxford (1900 students on roll, including 540 in the Sixth Form). We achieved GCSE progress results in the top 5% of all schools in 2017. We are pleased that we hold an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted as we feel this is a fair reflection of the school, not least as we recognise that we have the capacity to develop and improve further. We consider ourselves to be a school which has at its heart “opportunity, responsibility, excellence” and we aim to make this a deeper reality for all of our students and staff in the years to come. Our aims are supported by our designation as a National Teaching School and as a School Centered Initial Teacher Training provider. We are committed to the professional learning and career development of our staff and work in conjunction with the River Learning Trust to raise standards.

We are looking to recruit a permanent Teaching Assistant (TA) for 26 hours per week for our friendly core TA team. The successful candidate will be working to support students with special educational needs or disabilities in the classroom. We are looking for a colleague who enjoys working with young people, has a flexible and positive approach and who enjoys working as part of a team.

To find out more about this role please visit our recruitment portal on the TES (Times Educational Supplement) website; https://www.tes.com/jobs/employer/-1030426 where you will be able to download the Job Description and Person Specification. For further information about the post please contact Mary Maguire, HR Administrator, on recruitment@cherwell.oxon.sch.uk or 01865 518257.

Applications for this post should be made through the TES recruitment portal. Please contact us if you have any queries regarding the application process.

The closing date for applications is Friday 29th June 2018 at 9:00am

Interviews will be held on Thursday 5th July 2018

The Cherwell School and the River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism; all staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The Cherwell School is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our school community. 

The Cherwell School is an academy managed by The River Learning Trust, which is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with a registered company number 7966500. Registered Office: The Cherwell School, Marston Ferry Road, OXFORD OX2 7EE United Kingdom

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Address: Marston Ferry Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 7EE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865 558719