14 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    April 2023

  • Closing date

    10 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Up to 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

Main scale M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone to join our professional, friendly team. The successful candidate will have experience of working with children in an educational setting and excellent interpersonal skills to enthuse and inspire our pupils. They will have outstanding behaviour management skills and expertise or qualifications relevant to the role. Flexibility and a willingness to work as a team is essential.

You would thrive in the role if you are you someone who:

  • Is passionate about education;
  • Is calm, supportive and focused on pupils mental well-being;
  • Works creatively with the curriculum to help all children succeed;
  • Loves challenging themselves and others;
  • Relishes in opportunities to develop your own practice;
  • Enjoys working as part of a team;
  • Recognises the importance of great relationships with colleagues, pupils and parents.


What the school offers its staff

We will offer you:

  • Enthusiastic and hardworking;
  • A supportive staff and Governing Body who have fun at work;
  • A progressive, forward thinking Academy Trust;
  • A commitment to your professional development and potential leadership opportunities for the right candidate;
  • Chance to work with experienced staff who can support and mentor you in the role;
  • A welcoming environment where creativity is encouraged.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Aspirations Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure and references.

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About Dashwood Banbury Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
434 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01295263240

We are a ‘Good’ 2-form entry primary school based in the heart of Banbury, Oxfordshire, with approximately 435 pupils aged 2-11 years old. Our drive for academic excellence goes hand in hand with a responsibility for our pupils’ wellbeing. We aim to provide pupils with a passion to achieve their best, now and in the future. We put our pupils’ physical and mental wellbeing on a par with their academic performance. In order for our pupils to be successful, we support and guide them to become happy, healthy, resilient, motivated learners. We have a broad and diverse curriculum that incorporates the national curriculum, our aspirations conditions, SMSC, mindfulness, healthy living and outdoor learning. As part of the Aspirations Academies Trust, we offer excellent opportunities to develop staff not only in their teaching role but also in leadership opportunities should they wish to.

Arranging a visit to Dashwood Banbury Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rjakeman@dashwood-aspirations.org.

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