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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: 30 hours a week, term time only (38 weeks a year)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Actual annual salary £16,742 to £18,220 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for


Teaching Assistant Essential:

● Ability to relate well to children and adults

● Ability to work flexibly, throughout the whole school, meeting the needs of pupils in a range of contexts

● Level 2 (GCSE or equivalent) in mathematics and English, or suitable equivalent experience

● Understanding of child development and learning

● Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities

● Good organisational and interpersonal skills

● Willingness and ability to undertake physical management of pupils, following appropriate training

● Willingness to undertake First Aid training and to attend to the medical, first aid and personal needs of pupils.

● Ability to take an active role in the support of PE lessons

● Effective use of ICT to support learning Desirable:

● Experience of working with or caring for children of relevant age

● Team Teach trained

● NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications or experience

● First aid trained

● Understanding of relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation

● General understanding of National Curriculum

● Full driving licence

What the school offers its staff

The Gallery Trust is a Multi Academy Trust which is dedicated to improving outcomes for SEND learners in Oxfordshire. The aim of the Trust is to provide outstanding education and support for young people with special needs and disabilities, enabled through:

  • Commitment to special education – striving to provide the best specialist learning experience for all students
  • Opportunities for all to learn – ensuring that students and staff have access to learning pathways which enhance their lives
  • Genuine respect and value – creating relationships which promote trust, confidence and respect within environments which are safe and secure The Trust is on a continuing journey of expansion, growing from a Multi Academy Trust based on a single academy in 2013, to its position as the largest Special Trust in Oxfordshire.

The Trust’s vision is to continue to expand over the next five years, supporting a community of converter academies, free schools and sponsored academies.

All member academies have the opportunity to share SEND expertise and to work with peers who share common aims and goals. The Trust is committed to investment in learning, developing system leadership, working in partnership and through a shared vision, enabling all students to reach their full potential.

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 The Iffley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 18
School size
182 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 18
Phone number
01865 747606

Arranging a visit to The Iffley Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@iffleyacademy.co.uk.

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