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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 20 hours per week term time only 9.00 am - 1.00 pm daily

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Pay scale

Grade 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a dedicated, caring and creative Teaching Assistant to join our school team. We are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant who is passionate about pupils’ learning, enjoys being with children, has a positive attitude and is able to work as part of a friendly and enthusiastic team. The position will support our mixed Year 3 and 4 class.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with young children with a range of abilities. You will need to have experience of teaching phonics and an understanding of reading progression.

The care and wellbeing of our pupils is a high priority and our children are enthusiastic and hardworking.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS clearance and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.

You will need:

  • Recent and relevant experience of working with children across the primary age range, 3 – 11 years. Experience of working with children with special educational needs would be an advantage.
  • Flexibility and adaptability in the role, you may be working with a whole class, a small group or individual children
  • A desire and enthusiasm to make a difference for our children with a caring and approachable nature
  • High expectations for all pupils
  • To be highly motivated, have strong team work skills and be able to communicate effectively with staff, pupils and parents
  • Educated to GCSE level standard or equivalent with passes including English and Maths at Grade C (Grade 4) or above.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • A happy, vibrant and welcoming school
  • Motivated children who are excited about their learning
  • A supportive and committed leadership team
  • A commitment to professional development for all staff

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.

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About Oulton CofE First School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
81 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 9
Phone number
01785 336515

Oulton C.E. First School is a small school in the village of Oulton. We take children from Nursery through to the end of Year 4 and all classes are mixed year groups. The school has expansive grounds and boasts a brand new trim trail and outdoor classroom. We run forest school sessions both on and off site and there is a dedicated pond area and an outdoor reflection area. Behaviour for learning is exemplary and the children embody our Christian values in all that they do. It is a wonderful place to work and learn.

Arranging a visit to Oulton CofE First School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@oulton.staffs.sch.uk.

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