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Teaching Assistant - Part Time

Merton Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 4RX
Dashwood Banbury Academy
Part Time
£8,635.97 - £8,984.92
21st January 2022
Start Date
28th February 2022
11th February 2022 12:00 PM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start date
28th February 2022
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: until 31st August 2022
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1205402

Teaching Assistant

Part time

Temporary 28th February - 31st August 2022

8.30 am – 12.30 pm (20 hours per week)

£18,933 and £19,698 FTE pro rata £8,635.97 - £8,984.92 per annum 

Starting 28th February 2022

Dashwood Banbury Academy is a Primary school teaching ages 2-11 years, in the heart of Banbury, Oxfordshire with great facilities. It is close to the town centre, a 5-minute walk from the train station or a 5-minute drive from the M40. The pupils and staff work together to ensure everyone is achieving and succeeding. It is a fantastic school where pupils make excellent progress and gain valuable life experiences to take with them on their next steps into secondary school. We also value the journeys of all our employees and provide ongoing training to give you the opportunity to flourish and continue your career in education, whether this be through internal Continuous Professional Development (CPD) training or external providers through the academy, we want our staff to achieve and be successful as well as our students.

Are you looking to join an inspirational and motivated team?

Do you aim to deliver authentic, quality education in an efficient and interactive way, enabling children to develop the skills for success in the 21st century?

If so, we could have the perfect role for you!

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced teaching assistant to join our school and work with pupils on a temporary contract from 28th February 2022 until 31st August 2022 (with the potential to extend if needed).

We are looking for a teaching assistant who is passionate about education, someone who recognises the importance of great relationships and someone who works creatively with the curriculum to help all children succeed whilst relishing the opportunity to develop their own practice. This is a great opportunity to also get the chance to work with experienced Senior Leaders who can support and mentor you in the role.

Dashwood Academy offers a welcoming environment where creatively is encouraged. We are proud of our enthusiastic, hardworking, and engaging children and we are a school where our core values run through-out the curriculum and support pupils every step of the way.

Please also see attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the position

We would love to show you around our amazing school before applying for the job so if you would like to arrange a visit (virtual or in person), please contact our Business Manager Ruth Jakeman

You can also find out more about us by visiting our website.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘fast apply’ button and fill out the application form

When applying, you must fill in the supporting statement section on the application form stating specific examples from your own experience demonstrating how you meet the professional expertise and skills criteria in the person specification.

Closing date – 11th February 2022

Interviews – 15th February 2022

About Aspirations

Across our 16 Academies, Aspirations educate more than 9,000 pupils across the ages from 2 to 19 years, covering an area from West London to the Southwest of England. Operating since 2011, we have a consistent track record of improvement and success and offer excellent Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities. We are determined that children receive an excellent education that prepares them for success in adult-life and are looking for people to join us who share our ideals.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and guarantee an interview for those with a declared disability should they meet the minimum criteria for the job. The Equality Act 2010 defines disability as “any physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities”

The Aspirations Academy Trust 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 CRB disclosure and references.


Safeguarding Statement:

Dashwood Banbury Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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