Teaching Assistant, Oxfordshire

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Pegasus Primary SchoolOxfordshire
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: G5 (14-17) £17,681 (pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

Pegasus School is a dynamic and vibrant place to work, where each day you make a huge difference to children’s lives.

We care deeply about each and every child and look for the very best in our team to cultivate a lifelong love of learning. Our school is an inclusive team that never gives up on a child - no matter how complex or challenging that can be.

Leadership provides the impetus, support and challenge to help everyone become better than they thought they could ever be. Our sense of purpose and determination to build innovative, inspiring and highly effective practices across all levels of the organisation are an overwhelming driver and permeate everything that we do.

Wherever you are in your career we may have a position for you. We appreciate that whilst experience is important, will and determination to have a great impact on children’s learning is just as vital. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team of creative, innovative minds who have the highest expectations for the children in their care.

Are you passionate about developing and supporting children’s learning?

We are looking for a teaching assistant to work with our wonderful children who can support and develop them. We are looking for teaching assistants to work closely with the teaching team to deliver high quality teaching support. Collaboration and team work are key to the success of this role. Our teaching assistants are a key element of our support for our children and teachers and we are keen to develop them professionally. Our children need a calm, consistent and considered approach to their learning.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Dedicated to the profession and who has high expectations for all
  • Resilient and is able to seek out solutions to problems
  • Able to model a good standard of spoken and written English
  • Enjoys the company of children and being part of their development.


We are a good school that strives for the best for every pupil – we’d love you to join our team of professionals to share our journey with you! Pegasus school strives to offer the best education for all children - we aim to be inclusive and not exclusive.

If you are interested in the post, please complete an application form and return to Lisa Pagano, PA to the Headteacher, lisa.pagano@pegasusprimary.org.

Pegasus School takes safeguarding children seriously, the successful applicant will have to undergo a DBS check and references will be required in line with our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy.

United Learning

Pegasus Primary School is part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

To Apply

Please apply online by clicking here.

Deadline: 21st March 2019 at 12 noon
Interview Date: 26th March 2019

Where support is better shared

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