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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    26 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Part time
32.5 hours per week Monday through to Friday
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Actual salary

Job summary

Main purpose of the role.

To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area. There may be some requirement to work one to one with a child / children in our Early Years

What skills / experience are required.

Excellent communication skills, understanding and empathy. Please see the specification for further details.

What we can offer

Cutteslowe is a good school where all children are valued. We can offer a supportive staff team, training where appropriate

Our school is part of the River Learning Trust; our collective vision is to be a Trust where pupils and staff thrive in schools which demonstrate:

•all-round education, academic success, lifelong learning and strength of character

•sustainable continuous improvement; no school standing still

•all schools being good and outstanding, or improving rapidly

•collaboration that is raising standards, and reducing workload

• where pupils, staff, parents and communities value all we do to support the best possible outcomes and experiences for our children and young people

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
338 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01865 558944

About Cutteslowe Primary School

About Cutteslowe Primary School
At Cutteslowe, we believe in providing enriching experiences that inspire children and equip them for the challenges of the future.

The headteacher and his senior team have created a strong culture of learning across the school. Pupils and adults are keen to improve their skills and, as a result, pupils’ attainment is rising and the school has the capacity to improve further. Ofsted 2015

Senior leaders have successfully focused on raising pupils’ achievement and improving the quality of teaching so that it is usually good with examples of outstanding practice. Ofsted 2015

The central aims of our curriculum are to work in collaboration with families and the local community to provide opportunities for all pupils to learn and to achieve; to promote pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and prepare all pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of life.

The teaching of literacy, reading and mathematics is usually good across the school, and some is outstanding. Ofsted 2015

Our aim is to help all our pupils develop the skills needed to become successful learners, help prepare them for life in modern Britain and empower them to achieve success in the future.

Working for us

Are you an exceptional teacher or an outstanding member of support staff? We are always on the lookout for motivated and accomplished team members to join us. You’ll be joining an extremely friendly, well-motivated and enthusiastic staff determined to make our school officially outstanding as soon as possible. We can offer you:

A positive staff culture with extremely high expectations of work and behaviour
Well-behaved children
A well-functioning leadership team who views professional development as a priority
A friendly and well-motivated staff and an inclusive community in which you can flourish
The opportunity to continue your career working alongside fabulous teachers and teaching assistants.
About River Learning Trust

Cutteslowe Primary School is a member of River Learning Trust, a Multi-Academy Trust responsible for a number of schools and a school centred initial teacher training (SCITT) provider within Oxfordshire. We’re a Trust committed to the professional learning and development of staff with high-quality training in-school and through the Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance.

As a school-led organisation, we are always keen to recruit and train the very best individuals who we hope will go on to become excellent teachers in our partnership of schools. We operate under the title, Oxfordshire Teacher Training and all the details of our programmes can be found at

Arranging a visit to Cutteslowe Primary School

Visits to the school can be accomodated. Please contact the school directly on 01865 558944 to arrange a visit.

School location

Wren Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 7SX

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