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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    25 September 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    18 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Supervise and provide particular support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities
  • Provide learning support and emotional support for pupils, including on a 1:1 basis when required.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence
  • Prepare classroom as directed and clear afterwards and assist with the display of pupils’ work
  • Be aware of pupil problems/progress/achievements and report to the teacher as agreed
  • Undertake pupil record keeping as requested
  • Support the teacher in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties
  • Gather/report information from/to parents/carers
  • Provide clerical/admin support e.g. photocopying
  • Support pupils to understand instructions
  • Support pupils in respect of local and national learning, e.g. Early Years Curriculum, as directed
  • Support pupils in using basic ICT as directed
  • Prepare and maintain equipment/resources as directed by the teacher and assist pupils in their use
  • Support for School

  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals
  • Attend relevant meetings
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtimes
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities

  • What the school offers its staff

    We are looking for an enthusiastic and capable teaching assistant with high expectations of children’s work and behaviour

    If you

    • 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, supportive, motivated team.

    Then we can offer you an opportunity to work in a forward thinking and supportive school which encourages staff professional development, including further training within your role and the opportunity to train to become a teacher while working in school.

    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.

    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.

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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

    Arranging a visit to Willowcroft Community School

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

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