20 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    3 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Term time only - up to 37 hours

Contract type

Fixed term - 3rd September 2024 - 18th July 2025 (with view to become permanent)

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114 - £23,500

What skills and experience we're looking for


We are looking for a someone who:

  • is well-organised, energetic and positive
  • has grade C or above GCSE English and maths or equivalent
  • will bring new ideas
  • is an excellent role model
  • has high expectations of pupils, themselves and others, is an excellent communicator and team player aligned with the ethos and CARE values of Cholsey School.
  • demonstrates resilience and resourcefulness

This post involves working as a Teaching Assistant during the school day and being a playworker in our popular and oversubscribed After School Club on some days of the week. The role involves supporting class teachers, working with individual children, supervising and supporting at lunchtimes and running small group interventions.

What the school offers its staff

At Cholsey Primary School we want everyone in our community to be the best they can be. If you are looking for a highly rewarding role in a supportive environment, our school and After School Club has much to offer.

Cholsey is a growing village school of approximately 320 pupils. We are a member of OPEN (Oxfordshire Primary Education Network), an umbrella academy trust comprising of primary schools in Wallingford and Didcot. Working with our partner schools gives us many additional opportunities for staff development. We offer a caring staff team, lovely children who are keen to learn, hardworking governors, and supportive parents. This post is to start at the beginning of the academic year 2024-25.

Further details about the role

Closing date for applications: Friday 12th July 2024 Please note -Applications will be considered upon receipt. In the event that suitable candidates are identified, please note the advert may be withdrawn without notice.

The application form should be downloaded then emailed, once completed, tooffice.2596@cholsey.oxon.sch.uk Alternatively, please email us for a copy. We will acknowledge receipt of all applications.

Commitment to safeguarding

Cholsey Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Reference checks will be performed prior to interview.

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 download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to office.2596@cholsey.oxon.sch.uk

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About Cholsey Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
304 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01491 651862

Cholsey Primary School is a thriving, forward –thinking primary school, where we want the children to be inspired to learn and to enjoy the curriculum whilst being nurtured and helped to flourish as young people. Similarly, we want our staff to be inspired to innovate in the classroom and develop themselves to contribute to the success of the whole school.
Our behaviour for learning is excellent and we work hard to encourage a positive mind-set and can-do attitude from the moment our children join us. We have a diverse curriculum and offer rich experiences that broaden horizons and opportunities for every child. We pride ourselves on the care we offer children and families.

Arranging a visit to Cholsey Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office.2596@cholsey.oxon.sch.uk.

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