Learning Assistant

William Morris Primary School, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 0UZ

12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    10 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 June 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type



FTE Salary range: £18,000 - £21,100, Actual Starting Salary: £13,979 - £16,387

Learning Assistant job summary

We are looking for Learning Assistants to join our friendly and welcoming school. You could be supporting a child on a 1:1 basis, or a class teacher as a generalist TA, so a can do approach and flexibility are attributes we are looking for.

We welcome both experienced Learning Assistants and those looking to start their career in education. Whatever your level of experience please use the supporting statement on the application form to show us how your skills match against our Job description and Person Specification and what you can bring to the role.

At the GLF Banbury Cluster of Schools (William Morris, Longford Park, Hardwick and Cherry Fields) you will be supported by a leadership team judged Outstanding by OFSTED.

Your opportunity

GLF Schools are looking for Learning Assistants to work at William Morris Primary School.

Our Learning Assistants are valued members of our team and are expected to support the education and progress of either an assigned child who needs additional support with their learning, or in a more generalist role within a classroom.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our growing, diverse and welcoming primary school. Our schools have a passion for and, understanding of, what effective learning is and we help to inspire our pupils to be the best they can be. In return for your hard work we can offer excellent CPD opportunities and the support of a strong collaborative team.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a candidate who will:

• Be enthusiastic and committed to work well as part of a team, as well as being self-motivated and able to work independently.

• Be committed to developing and sharing outstanding practice across GLF Schools.

• Have the ability to enthuse and engage students in purposeful learning experiences

• Be dedicated to ensuring that all children achieve their very best.

• Be passionate about the children's learning and welfare.

• Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour.

• Develop effective working relationships with parents/carers, staff, external professionals and the wider community.

Applying for the job

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Supporting documents

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

About William Morris Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
181 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01295 574004

About William Morris Primary School

William Morris is well established, outstanding, one form entry primary school, based in the Bretch Hill area of Banbury. We pride ourselves on providing an outstanding curriculum in a warm and nurturing environment, to allow children to learn and flourish, and develop the skills to lead an aspirational life. We are a welcoming and inclusive school with a strong reputation for supporting children with additional educational needs. We have good links and work closely with our local community; our curriculum is designed to equip children with the necessary skills for life in Oxfordshire.

We have a warm and welcome working environment. Our team is approachable and supportive and we pride ourselves on encouraging and developing you in your career at William Morris, with ample opportunities for progression.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 41 academies or in our central team.

Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils
Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
41 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education
GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

Access to our highly competitive Local Government/Teachers Pension Scheme (DELETE as appropriate)
Flexible working options
Generous holiday allowance
Work life and family friendly policies
Employee wellbeing initiatives
Career pathways and talent management
Access to a staff benefits portal
Community and collaboration working model
Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

• School: William Morris Primary School

• Start Date: as soon as possible

• FTE Salary range: £18,000 - £21,100

• Pro-rata (actual) Starting Salary: £13,979 - £16,387 depending on experience

• Hours: 8:15am-3:15pm (32.5 hours/week), 39 weeks per year (term time +1)

• Contract: Permanent

• Job Expires: Sunday 10th July 2022

• Interviews: TBC with shortlisted candidates

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