SEN Teaching Assistant

Cheney School, Oxford, Oxfordshire


Job details

Job role SEN specialist
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £15,385 to £15,694

Job summary

We would like to appoint a Teaching Assistant. We are looking to appoint people who are passionate about working with our pupils, supporting their academic, emotional and physical needs. You will be a member of the Learning Support Department assisting the Director of Inclusion and SENCo in delivering the department’s objectives as outlined in the Job Description. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives and are happy to consider flexible start and finish times according to need.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Good attention to detail and ability to work under pressure;
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office products;
• Good organizational skills and the ability to be flexible;
• Good interpersonal skills: working with young people, parents and professionals supporting the school, and to liaise with staff across the school.

If you would like more information about the role, please contact Dr Richard Coombs, SENCo & Head of SEND Faculty, on:

Employee benefits

The post is for 37 hours per week, term-time only plus one day with a salary on Grade 6 (Points 8 to 13), £15,385 to £15,694 per annum, pro rata.

It also comes with membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.

Applying for the job

Please complete our online application form. This will open in a new window.

If you have any questions about the application form or the recruitment process do not hesitate to contact us at:

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Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1480 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Cheney School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Cheney School

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can read the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Report and a welcome message from our Head of School here: Head's Welcome

The school is part of the Community Schools Alliance Trust - a small MAT with one secondary school, one primary school and another due to open in September 2020. The Trust’s common vision is to improve every learner’s life chances.

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives so are happy to consider part-time applications.

Arranging a visit to Cheney School

If you would like more information, please contact Dr Richard Coombs, SENCo & Head of SEND Faculty, on:

School location

Cheney Lane, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 7QH