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  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    23 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £23,500.00 Annually (Actual) £10,287.83 to £ £10,453.53 (Pro rata)

Teaching Assistant EAL job summary

Oxford Spires Academy is seeking to recruit a passionate and caring EAL Teaching Assistant with excellent communication, literacy and numeracy skills to join a committed team of educational professionals.

This is a part time role with working hours as follows:

Wednesday - Friday (term time only (8.15am-3.15pm)

In this role you will be working closely with the teachers and school staff to improve outcomes, you will enable access to the curriculum and to facilitate full inclusion for a young person or groups of young people with English as an Additional language .

Previous experience of working within EAL department is desirable but training will be given. However, a proven ability to work positively in a team setting, including listening and taking into account the views of others, and actively sharing information is essential.

In this exciting and varied role, it is essential that you have empathy with the young people and be sympathetic to their needs whilst understanding the importance of high expectations so that they can achieve of their best in all aspects of school life.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

It is an offence for an individual who has been disqualified from working with children to knowingly apply for, offer to do, accept, or do any work in a ‘regulated activity’. The position advertised is a ‘regulated activity’. Anthem will undertake a basic online check for all shortlisted candidates.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

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 Oxford Spires Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1345 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

School location

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