Teaching Assistant (fixed-term position), Bicester

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Glory Farm Primary SchoolBicester

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Bicester Learning Academy is seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant.

This is a fixed-term post until 31st August 2018.  The working hours for this position are up   to 31.50 hours per week for 38 weeks a year (term time only).  The salary is £15,807 pro rata per annum (this equates to £11,208 per annum for 31.5 hours per week).  Please state your preferred number of working hours in your application.


We can offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • An excellent pension scheme
  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • Training opportunities
  • Great colleagues

The successful candidate will need to have: 

  • Good numeracy/literacy skills.
  • NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications or experience.
  • Worked with children.
  • Worked in a similar role at a school/setting.
  • Computer literacy across Microsoft products.
  • Understanding of relevant polices/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation.
  • General understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies.
  •  Basic understanding of child development and learning.
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities.
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults.
  • Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.
  • Flexibility in their working approach.
  • Enthusiasm and commitment.
  • The ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality and demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of all children
  • An awareness of responsibilities for health and safety of themselves and other
  • Successful and satisfactory background check received from the isclosure and Barring Service (DBS) after interview and before appointment.
  •  A commitment to safeguarding children.


Further details and an application form are available on the Academy website:


Please contact Human Resources with any questions:

Tel: (01869) 362697

Email: recruitment@thecooperschool.co.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications: 

Wednesday 21st March 2018, 4pm

Bicester Learning Academy is committed to   safeguarding children. The successful candidate will be subject to a   Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB) in line with Section 115   of the Police Act 1997.

Details of the Academy’s policies relating   to the Employment of Ex-Offenders and the Secure Storage, Handling, Use,   Retention and Disposal of Disclosure and Barring Certificates and Disclosure   information are included within the recruitment pack.

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More about Glory Farm Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Hendon Place, Sunderland Drive, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 4YJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1869 244050
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Bicester Learning Academy

Bicester Learning Academy is a multi academy trust currently comprising The Cooper School and Glory Farm Primary School.  The academy is run by a board of members supported by a board of directors.  Both schools op...