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  • Closing date

    31 August 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 February 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

£17,073 - £18,371 (Depending on experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for


The successful candidate will:

• Have or obtain an Enhanced DBS Certificate

• Be trustworthy

• Be sensitive

• Have the ability to empathise with young people and build a positive relationship

• Be discrete

• Be a reflective practitioner, who has the potential to develop his/her own career further

• Have the ability to communicate effectively with staff, parents and students

• Willingness to be involved in training opportunities

Desirable:The successful candidate may have the:

• Interest in pursuing a career in teaching

• Ability to take initiative

• Ability to work alongside a range of professionals and family

• Previous experience of working in a flexible way

• Previous experience of working with young people

• An awareness of the school curriculum

• A relevant qualification and/or experience in the field of education, social work/social care and/or community work.

What the school offers its staff

The post is for up to 30 hours per week, 6 Hours a day, Term time only. (Flexible working requests will be considered).

Pension Details

Please visit www.lgps.org.uk and www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/pensions for details of our Local Government Pension scheme.Terms & ConditionsThe Merchant Taylors’ Oxfordshire Academy Trust employs support staff on the conditions or service contained in the National Joint Council for Local Government Services National Agreement on Pay and Conditions of Service (Green Book), the provisions of which allow for a 26-week probationary period for new employees. This can be found through http://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/schools-conditions-employment-green-book . http://schools.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/content/contracts-staff General PointsYou will be able to contribute to the Local Government Superannuation Scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Wallingford School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1348 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Wallingford School is an oversubscribed, successful 11-18 school with enthusiastic students, supportive staff and excellent facilities. We are among the most successful schools in the country for progress in English and Maths. In 2019 students achieved 75% 4+ in English and Maths at GCSE, with a Progress 8 score of +0.31. Our A Level students are consistently in the top 25% nationally for Value Added progress.

This is a very happy and supportive environment, with great relationships throughout the school. We place an especially high value on the development of colleagues and have an extensive professional development programme. There are many opportunities for teachers to work collaboratively across the school.

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