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  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    24 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,702.00 - £26,873.00 Annually (FTE) Actual Salary £7836 to £8525

Finance/Admin Assistant job summary

Sandhills is a welcoming primary school with a team of committed and enthusiastic staff. We are looking to appoint an efficient and enthusiastic member of staff to join our administration team. We are looking for someone to support the work of the School Business Manager . You will need to understand the need for confidentiality, as well as managing your workload in a busy office environment. 

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a finance based role and be able to provide effective and efficient financial, administrative and some premises support to the School Business Manager. The role will be 14 hours per week over 4 mornings.

For an informal discussion, please speak to Lorraine Jones – School Business Manager ljones@sandhillsprimary.org

Our school is part of the River Learning Trust.

Education has the power to change lives, communities and society for the better. At RLT we believe that we can achieve more for our pupils, trainees, staff and communities by working together rather than alone. Schools in RLT are united by a common belief in the benefits of working together, and by our commitment to shared principles.

OUR VISION is for our schools and SCITT to improve rapidly, continuously and sustainably: to be better faster together.

OUR ‘WHY?’ is that children and young people ‘only get one go’ in school and therefore as part of RLT we aim to ensure the best possible ‘go’ for our pupils.

OUR ‘HOW? ’ is through the highest support and challenge for our schools and each other, underpinned by our principles.

Our employees benefit from a wide variety of support including extensive  continuing professional learning and development opportunities, wellbeing and staff networks and access to Defined Benefit Pension Schemes (TPS and LGPS) for all staff. For more information on what it is like to work for the Trust, and the benefits you could access, please see our “Working in RLT” guide.

This role includes regulated activity relevant to children.

How to apply / closing date / where to find further details

  • Closing date - Friday 24th November

  • Shortlisting date - Monday 27th November

  • Interview date   - to be confirmed

The deadline for applications is 24th November 2023. Applications should be submitted via our recruitment portal MyNewTerm

The River Learning Trust and Sandhills Community Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism.   The Trust is required to conduct a variety of checks and online searches about you as part of their recruitment process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following link RLT Safer Recruitment Documents for Candidates. Please see our website for up to date policies including our Child Protection and Behaviour Policies. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. For further guidance for applicants click on this linkList of offences that are not filtered

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 Sandhills Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
254 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Sandhills Community Primary School is an inclusive school serving several vibrant and diverse communities on the outskirts of Oxford. There are currently 228 students at the school. We offer our children an ambitious curriculum, based around our core values of Respect, Relationships, Responsibility and Resilience, to ensure that all children have the opportunity to achieve their potential both academically and as citizens of the future. The school has recently been rated “Good” by Ofstead in October 2022.
Sandhills Community Primary School is part of the River Learning Trust, which presents opportunities for leaders and staff to work collaboratively and efficiently together between schools in the community. There is an extensive professional network across the Trust which supports and enhances collaboration, research and learning opportunities for pupils, staff and parents.

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