10 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    10 December 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    1 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
30 hours per week term time only
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£20493 - £22627
Actual salary
£13931 - £15382

Job summary

Teaching Assistants required to join a team of hard working friendly people within this Special School supporting pupils with learning difficulties. The successful Teaching Assistants will be supported by a teacher and experienced Teaching Assistants.

Hours to be worked are 30 hours/week term time only to start as soon as possible. Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work for a minimum of 15 hours per week.

We are also interested in anyone wishing to work on a Supply basis.

Experience of working with children is essential. Experience of working with SEN children, though not essential, would be an advantage.

We are looking for someone with common sense, a willingness to learn and a sense of humour. The nature of the work is physically as well as mentally demanding but extremely rewarding.

The schools within The Propeller Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that require applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All cases are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed

The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check, occupational health check and 6 months probationary period

The Propeller Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer

This post may be suitable for a TA in a mainstream school keen to progress their career and salary options

We reserve the right to close the application process at any point, when a suitable shortlist has been identified. The advert will run for a minimum of one week from 27th October to 10th December. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause you, however this reflects the overwhelming response we receive for such positions.

Applying for the job

Please download the application pack from the school website www.fitzwaryn.oxon.sch.uk or contact the school on 01235 764504 for an application pack. When applying please ensure any gaps in employment are accounted for. If shortlisted, written references will be taken up before interview. A minimum of two references are required and one reference must be your current or last employer. If working in a school a reference must be from your current Headteacher.

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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 19
Education phase
School size
110 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Contact phone number

About Fitzwaryn School

Fitzwaryn is a small very successful special school and we will offer you excellent opportunities for professional and personal development. We received our fourth Outstanding OFSTED in March 2019.

School location

Denchworth Road, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9ET

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