43 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £23,500.00 Annually (FTE) Grade 4. Actual annual salary in the region of £15,713 - £15,976

Teaching Assistant job summary

Situated in the village of Watchfield, near Faringdon, we have a wide and diverse school community and are looking for an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant for 30 hours a week to join our friendly school. We are proud to be part of the Faringdon Learning Trust, a nine school multi-academy trust, which was established on 1st April 2012. Our whole school vision is ‘At Watchfield We SOAR’ – at Watchfield we want everyone, children, and adults, to ‘SOAR’. This means we work hard to enable individuals, groups, and the wider school community to be: Successful, Original, Aspirational and Resilient. To help us to SOAR, we are looking for an individual who:

Is able to work well in a team;

Has a positive outlook;

Has high expectations of all children;

Is able to use their own initiative as well as working under direction;

Has GCSE Maths and English grade C or above (or equivalent).

In return we can offer you:

A welcoming environment where children want to learn;

The opportunity of working within a supportive Multi Academy Trust; and

Nearly 400 smiles in return for yours!

Telephone conversations or virtual meetings to discuss the post would be warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office to make an appointment on: 01793 782623 or email office@wat.faringdonlearningtrust.org

Watchfield Primary School & Faringdon Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches for publicly available information.

Faringdon Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community.


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)
medical
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 Watchfield Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
371 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Primary School in growing village, close to Defence Academy

10 minutes from Swindon and 20 minutes from Oxford

School location

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