Teaching Assistant, Didcot

Aureus SchoolDidcot
Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £16,497 - £19,974 (FTE)
Contract term: Permanent

Aureus School is a brand new, state of the art STEAM specialist comprehensive 11-16 school that opened on the Great Western Park, Didcot, in September 2017. Our mission is simple: we will strive to educate the whole student so that each individual in our community may ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish’. We are looking to expand our team and are seeking a Teaching Assistant to join us as soon as possible. (30 hours per week, term time only).

Core Purpose:

To support the education and progress of students 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 students

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

To monitor and evaluate student progress and reports on this to the SENDCO

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 students

To maintain records of intervention: completion of daily records, 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

To work collaboratively as part of a team to ensure that the well-being, social and personal development of students enhances learning opportunities and life skills 

To deliver specified work to individuals, groups and whole classes as determined by the SENDCO in accordance The Education (Specified Work and Registration) Regulations 2003 

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

To understand and assists in interpreting school policies

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

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 students according to our policy

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

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

To maintain confidentiality in and outside the workplace

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

Accountable To:


GLF Schools expects its employees to work flexibly with the framework of the duties and responsibilities above. This means that the post holder may be expected to carry out work that is not specified in the job profile but which is within the remit of the duties and responsibilities.


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. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and required to apply for a DBS disclosure. 


We are passionate about creating a culture of wellbeing where all staff and students 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: 12/11/18

Interviews: TBC

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