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Teaching Assistant

John Mason School, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Job details

Working pattern Part-time only
Salary £18,426-£18,795 to be paid pro rata

Job summary

Salary Grade: Grade 4, Point 4-5 (£18,426-£18,795)
Contract Type: Full-time, 1 year in first instance
Hours of Work: 31.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday (with half an hour unpaid lunch). Term time only (38 weeks) plus two INSET days in September and October
Responsible To: Director of Learning Support
Closing Date: Monday 2 November 2020 at 12 noon
Interview Date: Interviews on application. Should a suitable candidate be identified before the closing date, the vacancy may be closed early.
Start: ASAP

John Mason School is a friendly, dynamic school with a supportive and warm ethos.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Teaching Assistant to join our committed Learning Support Team. If you would enjoy working in a friendly and busy school helping children with special needs and learning difficulties to make progress this could be the right opportunity for you.
Experience and training as a Teaching Assistant would be an advantage but not essential. We are looking for evidence of a real desire to help students achieve and a caring and sensitive approach to students’ needs.
The successful candidate will:
• Work effectively and flexibly within a team of experienced Teaching Assistants to support classes across the curriculum from Year 7 to Year 11.
• Be prepared to work with/support the learning of small groups of students or individuals as necessary.
• Build positive relationships with young people and be sensitive to their individual needs.
• Be committed to inclusion and equality of opportunity.
• Have good spoken and written English, and possess literacy and numeracy skills, preferably in English and Maths to at least GCSE Grade C or equivalent, and show a willingness to learn.
• Be proficient in IT to effectively support learning.

Applying for the job

The job description can be found at https://www.johnmason.oxon.sch.uk/joining-us/vacancies/

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1006 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website John Mason School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@abingdonlearningtrust.org
Contact phone number 01235 466054

About John Mason School

John Mason School is part of the Abingdon Learning Trust and is fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all its students and staff.

School location

Wootton Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1JB

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