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Teaching Assistant

Didcot, Oxfordshire
Manor Primary School
Term Time
£12,766-£14,977 (£17,900-£21,000 FTE)
16th September 2020
Start Date
As soon as possible
25th September 2020 05:00 PM
Contract Term
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  • Contract Type :Temporary
  • Job ID: 1113949

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join our school.​

Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant, have experience in early years/key stage one or ambitious to pursue a career in education?

Are you looking for a supportive and engaging working environment where you will be valued and developed? At Manor Primary Morris School you will find all these things.

Your Opportunity:

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant particularly with experience in SEND to join our team, this role will have the flexibility of working in class whilst also supporting pupils on a one to one basis who have additional needs.

This role is a term time only position + four INSET days.

Core Purpose:

To support the teacher with their responsibility for the development and exceptional education of children in schools, including children with SEND.

About Manor Primary School

Our school was originally built in 1896 and was one of the first schools in Didcot, the original Victorian building is still used by our youngest children today. Whilst we are very proud of our history, our mission today is building future citizens.

We believe that every child should have the best possible start to their education and should be given a wide range of opportunities and the skills to fulfil their potential. Our school is committed to providing a challenging and stimulating environment where the success of all is important.

Our core values are ambition, respect, courage, tenacity, independence and community. We believe that these six core values, which are at the heart of our school, provide pupils with the guidance necessary to be active citizens who are able to contribute to their local and wider communities. By providing high quality teaching and developing a love of learning we aim to enable all pupils to aspire to excellence.

What we are looking for

The ideal candidate will have the skills to:

  • To complement the work of the teaching staff in the classroom by contributing to a range of teaching and learning activities with children on a one to one or small group basis.
  • To assist with planning, preparation and development of work programmes for individuals and small groups and prepare resources to support learning activities.  
  • To monitor and evaluate the children's progress and report on this to the class teacher.
  • To maintain records of intervention: completion of daily log book, upkeep of a personal folder of pupil need, records of 1:1; and to make these available for inspection upon request by SLT
  •  To work collaboratively as part of a team to ensure that the well-being, social and personal development of children enhances learning opportunities and life skills.  
  • To deliver specified work and nurture interventions to children as determined by the SENCo.
  •  To develop and use specialist skills, in for example, literacy, numeracy or science, to contribute to learning.
  •  To maintain confidentiality in and outside the workplace.
  • To promote high standards of behaviour and a good working ethos.
  • To develop effective working relationships within the school.
  • To contribute to the wellbeing of children according to our policies.
  • To participate in our cycle of professional development

Thrive in a career at GLF Schools

GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff.
Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams.

Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience.
GLF Schools has a generous employment offer which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish.

Our offer includes:

• Continuous Professional Development

• Work life and family friendly policies

• Flexible Working

• Staff Wellbeing

• Career Pathways and Talent Management

• Staff Benefits

• Community and Collaboration

• Valued Worker Scheme

The Details:

School: Manor Primary School

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: Actual Salary £12,766-£14,977 (£17,900-£21,000 FTE)

Hours: 30 hours per week plus 4 inset days (9am-3pm Monday to Friday) term time only

Contract: Temporary contract is attached to SEND funding and may end if the child leaves the school

Job Expires: Friday 25th September 5pm

Shortlisting:  Monday 28th September

Interviews: TBC. Due to current climate interviews may be conducted virtually

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response.
Therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state on your application form if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

Manor Primary School

Manor Primary School

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