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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    7 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £21575 and £22369

Actual salary


Pay scale

Grade 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • provide particular support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities
  • Provide learning support and emotional support for pupils, including on a 1:1 basis when required.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence
  • Support for Teachers

  • Prepare classroom as directed and clear afterwards and assist with the display of pupils’ work
  • Be aware of pupil problems/progress/achievements and report to the teacher
  • Undertake pupil record keeping as requested
  • Support the teacher in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate
  • Gather/report information from/to parents/carers as directed
  • Support for Curriculum
  • Support pupils to understand instructions
  • Support pupils in respect of local and national learning, e.g. Early Years Curriculum, as directed by the teacher
  • Support pupils in using basic ICT as directed
  • Prepare and maintain equipment/resources as directed by the teacher and assist pupils in their use
  • Support for School

  • comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals
  • Attend relevant meetings as required
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtimes
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required

  • What the school offers its staff

    If you

    • Genuinely enjoy supporting children and believe that every child can achieve
    • Are enthusiastic, work well in a team and believe that learning should be creative and fun
    • Want to be part of an enthusiastic, friendly and motivated team.

    Then we can offer you an opportunity to work in a forward thinking and supportive school which encourages staff professional development, including further training within your role and the opportunity to train to become a teacher while working in school.

    We place a high value on staff welfare and well-being which includes support such as reduced cost child care, higher priority for Willowcroft school admissions and family friendly policies.

    Willowcroft is proud to be part of the Oxfordshire Primary Education Network (OPEN) an innovative group of schools working together to

    Willowcroft School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates will be requested to complete a DBS check and references will be required in line with our safeguarding policy.

    provide the highest quality of education for all our pupils.

    Applying for the job

    If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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    About Willowcroft Community School

    School type
    Academy, ages 2 to 11
    Education phase
    View all Primaryjobs
    School size
    472 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    2 to 11
    Phone number
    01235 813304

    Arranging a visit to Willowcroft Community School

    To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office.3912@willowcroft.oson.sch.uk.

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