10 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 30 hours a week.

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - September - December

Pay scale

Grade 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Genuinely enjoy supporting children and believe that every child can achieve
  • Are enthusiastic, work well in a team and believe that learning should be creative and fun
  • Want to be part of an enthusiastic, friendly and motivated team.

What the school offers its staff

Then we can offer you an opportunity to work in a happy, friendly school with a very supportive senior leadership team. Every day is different and our staff are very supportive of each other and always willing to listen or brighten each other’s days. This is always reflected in our children who speak strongly of the school and are always praised for their knowledge, enthusiasm, manners and behaviour.

We place a high value on staff welfare and well-being which includes support such as reduced cost child care, higher priority for Willowcroft school admissions and family friendly policies.

We encourage staff professional development, including further training within your role and the opportunity to train to become a teacher while working in school. Our SLT, SEN team and Pastoral team are always willing to listen and support you with your job.

Willowcroft School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates will be requested to complete a DBS check and references will be required in line with our safeguarding policy.

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)
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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please complete the online application.

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About Willowcroft Community School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
492 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01235 813304

“Tomorrow’s success starts today”

Year 5 Teacher
Permanent contract
Main scale/Upper scale salary
Full time
Start date ASAP

We are looking for an enthusiastic and capable class teacher with high expectations of children’s work and behaviour, who plans interesting activities and promotes the characteristics of effective learning
If you
• Have a genuine passion and drive to provide quality academic and social learning experiences for the children in your care
• Can work co-operatively with children and their families to secure the best possible educational outcomes
• Are an enthusiastic teacher who believes that learning should be creative and fun
• Want to be part of an enthusiastic, supportive, motivated team.

Then we can offer you an opportunity to work in a forward thinking and supportive school which encourages staff professional development.

Willowcroft is proud to be part of the Oxfordshire Primary Education Network (OPEN) an innovative group of schools working together to provide the highest quality of education for all our pupils

Arranging a visit to Willowcroft Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office.3912@willowcroft.oxon.sch.uk.

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