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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Teaching Assistant

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £23,500.00 Annually (FTE) Actual salary would be £14,404.20 – £14,644.75

Teaching Assistant job summary

Teaching Assistant

Icknield Community College

Icknield Community College, an 11-16 comprehensive school in the Oxfordshire town of Watlington, is looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and adaptable teaching assistant to support learners in the school.

The successful candidate will work 27.50 hours per week, 8.30am to 3pm, term time only (this incorporates an unpaid break of an hour per day, consisting of 20 minutes for morning break and 40 minutes for lunch). Our new TA will be a committed team player, who, guided by the SENCO, will assist the teaching staff in advancing students’ learning in order to raise their aspirations and support them in achieving their potential.

If you are looking for a varied rewarding role where you can put your fantastic skills to great use, this could be the position for you. The post is term time only and is paid at £23,114 - £23,500 pro rata (the actual salary would be £14,404.20 – £14,644.75. As well as benefiting from the school holidays and a vibrant and caring work environment, you will also have the opportunity to join one of the country’s best pension schemes.

Please see attached detailed job description and person specification.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible. We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

If you are shortlisted, we will take up written references before your interview so please provide permission for this and provide accurate phone and email contact details for your referees. One of your referees must be your current or last employer, and if you are employed in a school, must include your current Headteacher.

Safeguarding Statement:

The Acer Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment with the Acer Trust is subject to verification of ID and qualifications, satisfactory evidence of the right to work in the UK, health clearance, NCTL and Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check. The Acer Trust is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from candidates from all ethnic and community backgrounds.

The closing date for applications is 9 am on Monday 17 June 2024 and interviews will be held during this week. The start date for this role will be September 2024.

Commitment to safeguarding

Icknield Community College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff must have a full DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Enhanced Certificate before commencing employment which the school will process on appointment.

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About Icknield Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
743 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

At Icknield Community College, we strive for “excellence for all”. In order to achieve this, we aim to:

Create an environment in which all students feel safe and secure

We create a school culture in which all students are valued and in which differences are respected and celebrated. We promote tolerance, mutual respect and kindness. We want all of our students to be thoughtful, considerate and caring towards others both in and out of school.

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