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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    24 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    15 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Part-time
30 hours per week, 38 weeks term time only
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
£20,493 - £22,627
Actual salary
£13,839 - £15,280

Job summary

A Teaching Assistant role at Mabel Prichard School is rewarding, exciting and challenging.

We have high aspirations and expectations for all of our pupils and in turn this leads to high expectations of our staff. Teaching Assistants at Mabel Prichard School aid the delivery of creative learning that motivates our pupils and supports them to achieve.

All aspects of the role and responsibilities are focused on having an impact on the children and young adults at our school. This involves setting appropriate boundaries for children, supporting with their education and care and liaising with families to get the best possible outcomes.

Some examples of our expectations include:
- Supporting Teachers to deliver highly personalised inclusive lessons
- Having, or willingness to develop, a good understanding of our school curriculum
- Working closely with other professionals and families
- Supporting the creation of a climate for success for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities to learn and develop
- Promoting high standards in your class team
- A resilient and instinctive approach in meeting our pupils’ needs

If you share our passion for making a real difference to the lives of children and young people with special needs this could be a great role for you. Previous special school experience is not necessary, but it is essential you fully share our values, which can be found on our website.

Applying for the job

Please submit your application form by Friday 24th September at 12 noon to recruitment@mabelprichard.org or by post. Please ensure you detail any gaps in employment and use the selection criteria which is contained in the job pack when you prepare your application, as shortlisting for interview will be based on how closely you demonstrate your ability to fulfil the essential criteria.

We do not accept CVs. 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 Head Teacher.

The Gallery 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 Gallery 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 Gallery Trust is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from candidates from all ethnic and community backgrounds.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
Education phase
School size
111 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Contact phone number
01865777878

About Mabel Prichard School

At Mabel Prichard School, we believe in:
Motivating our pupils to learn throughout their lives.
Preparing them for a meaningful adulthood.
Encouraging success as individuals and as part of the community.
Our curriculum offers a broad range of opportunities to face challenges; develop independence; prepare for adulthood; discover the world; be safe and develop the skills and knowledge to lead a happy, positive and fulfilled life.
Through our strong caring ethos, we support students to respect their whole community, regardless of background, race, gender, faith and disability and to celebrate diversity, so our students are able to develop skills of empathy and tolerance in their life ahead.
We believe education plays a pivotal role in developing as individuals, alongside the vital input from families and other professionals whom we enjoy working closely with. The purpose of the school is to create opportunities through education for each student to value themselves and each other; develop confidence; communicate their thoughts and ideas and to enjoy discovering their strengths to take forward in their life ahead.

School location

Cuddesdon Way, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 6SB

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