Teaching Assistant, Didcot

Aureus Primary SchoolDidcot
Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £15,461 - £17,489 (FTE)
Contract term: Permanent

Aureus Primary School is a brand new, state of the art primary school that will be opening on the Great Western Park, Didcot. We will grow to two forms of entry with a maximum capacity of 420 pupils once full, but will open with two Reception Classes and a Nursery provision from September 2018. (35 hour per week).

Core Purpose

To support the education and progress of children who need additional support with their learning 

Key Responsibilities

To complement the work of the teaching staff in the classroom by contributing to a range of teaching and learning activities and supporting and supervising children.

Assists with planning, preparation and development of work programmes for individuals and groups of children and prepares resources to support learning activities. 

Monitors and evaluates student progress and reports on this to the class teacher.

To be familiar with the intervention programmes (IEP, PSP, Risk Assessments) or Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) of individuals and to use this knowledge to inform support of these children.

To maintain records of intervention: completion of daily log book, upkeep of a personal folder of student need, records of 1:1 and small group interventions; and to make these available for inspection upon request by the SENDco or other another senior member of staff. 

Works collaboratively as part of a team to ensure that the well-being, social and personal development of children enhances learning opportunities and life skills. 

Delivers specified work to individuals, groups and whole classes as determined by the SENDco in accordance The Education (Specified Work and Registration) (England) Regulations 2003. 

Develops and uses specialist skills, in for example, literacy, numeracy or science, to contribute to student learning. 

Maintains confidentiality in and outside the workplace.

Understands and assists in interpreting school policies. 

To undertake from time to time such work as may be determined by the SENDco.

To contribute positively to the effective working of the school including:

To promote high standards of behaviour and a good working ethos

To develop effective working relationships within the school

To contribute to the wellbeing of children according to our policy

To play a full and active part in the life of the school community, and support its ethos

To participate in our cycle of professional development

To support and contribute to the school’s responsibility for safeguarding children

To maintain confidentiality in and outside the workplace. 

To undertake other reasonable tasks commensurate with the grading and level of the role


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 


We are passionate about creating a culture of wellbeing where all staff and children are valued and supported so that we can all ‘grow, learn and flourish’.


We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.


We are open to applications from educators seeking flexible roles including part-time, job share and co-leadership responsibilities.

Application Deadline: 24/05/2018

Interview Date: 20/06/2018 

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