2 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Term time
32.25 hours per week, term time only plus 5 INSET days
Contract type
£24,982 - £27,741 pro rata

Job summary

Salary Grade: Grade 8, point 18-23
Salary (FTE): £24,982 - £27,741
Actual Salary: £18,860 - £20,943
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 32¼ hours per week, term time only plus 5 INSET days
Monday: 8.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m. Tuesday – Friday: 8.30 a.m. – 3.10 p.m.
Closing Date: Monday 31 January 2022 at 12 noon
Interview Date: Interviews on application. Should a suitable candidate be identified before the closing date, the vacancy may be closed early.

Start date: As soon as possible

We are looking to appoint an ambitious, inclusive and determined HLTA who has experience of working with children who have English as an additional language to ensure the vulnerable children are not disadvantaged and achieve well. We are particularly keen to hear from someone who holds HLTA status and/or a recognised teaching English as a foreign language qualification or equivalent.

We are looking for an individual who:

• Has recent experience of working in a school setting
• Can use their knowledge and specialist skills to assess the English levels of students and plan specific support for students learning English as an additional language
• Is an excellent practitioner with a very high expectations of what can be achieved
• Has a good understanding of child development and learning processes to support and drive the development of our students’ love of learning and aspiration
• Has the ability to work constructively as part of a team and commit to the school’s ethos, aims and school environment with a positive, flexible can-do attitude
• Has the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of situations – verbal and written and can use ICT effectively to support learning

If you would like to arrange a visit or have an informal conversation about this position please call Jane Howse, HR Manager, on 01235 466054

An application pack is available from the John Mason School website or from
CVs alone are not acceptable.

Abingdon Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer that recognises the terms and conditions of maintained schools, including maternity benefits. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.

All staff are expected to promote fundamental British values.

To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1998 (as amended by S147 of the Nationality and Immigration and Asylum Act 2002) all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

Applying for the job

Please send application forms to recruitment@abingdonlearningtrust.org

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1058 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About John Mason School

John Mason School is part of the Abingdon Learning Trust and is fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all its students and staff.

School location

Wootton Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1JB

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