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  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    2 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 November 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - until August 2023 (may extend)

Actual salary

£15,143 - £15,419

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for one or more patient, skilled, and hardworking people, to join us in our Year 1 and 2 team as Teaching Assistants to support children with a high level of special educational needs.

The post is specifically created to provide additional support to children with special educational needs within years 1 and 2 (six and seven-year-olds). You will ideally have a particular interest, or prior experience in supporting children with special needs, in particular those with social and emotional needs.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • A positive, outgoing and resilient person, who enjoys working in a busy team
  • Flexible, and with the patience to adapt to an individual child’s changing needs
  • Committed to including all children, and helping every child achieve
  • Confident in their own English communication, reading, writing and maths, so that they can support children to make great progress
  • Hardworking and reliable

What the school offers its staff

This is a wonderful opportunity to join our exceptional school. Wood Farm is a very successful, diverse primary school in the Headington area of Oxford, with a strong reputation for inclusion: ensuring that children of different abilities and needs can learn successfully together.

In return we can offer the successful candidate a strong and supportive professional team and excellent training and development opportunities.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ensuring that children are safe and well cared for is our highest priority. We work with parents and other agencies, including our Local Authority, to make sure that children are kept safe, both in school and beyond. Staff members with designated lead responsibility undertake regular specialist training in safeguarding and child protection. All members of staff and regular volunteers receive training in child protection, and we undertake comprehensive background checks on all adults working in the school.
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About Wood Farm Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
402 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01865 762575

Wood Farm Primary School is a vibrant and thriving two-form entry school in the Headington area of Oxford. Ofsted judged our school ‘good’ overall in November 2022, with ‘outstanding’ leadership and management. Our school is an exciting and fulfilling place to work, where all members of the school community strive to be the best they can be. Our mission is to be outstanding in all that we do – by challenging ourselves and helping each other to Reach Higher, See Further and to Shine Brighter every day. At Wood Farm School we are fascinated by learning, by interesting ideas and questions, and we want our children to go on to enjoy learning for the rest of their lives – and to make a difference in the world.

Arranging a visit to Wood Farm Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm.2589@wood-farm.oxon.sch.uk.

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