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Teaching Assistant

School
Manor Primary School
Location
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Term Time
Salary
£19,300 - £22,400 (pro-rata £14,989 - £17,397)
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
1st December 2022 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1282143
Job Reference
MNR_TA OCT 22
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1282143

Your opportunity:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our friendly, diverse and welcoming primary school. Our school has a passion for and understanding of, what effective learning is and we help to inspire our pupils to be the best they can be.
In return for your hard work we can offer excellent CPD opportunities and the support of a strong collaborative team. 
You could be supporting a child with an EHCP within school on a 1:1 basis as well as helping in classrooms as a generalist Teaching Assistant as needed. So flexibility will be essential in this role.

We are looking for a candidate who will:

  • Be enthusiastic and committed to work well as part of a team, as well as being self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Be committed to developing and sharing outstanding practice across GLF Schools.
  • Have the ability to enthuse and engage students in purposeful learning experiences.
  • Be dedicated to ensuring that all children achieve their very best.
  • Be passionate about the children's learning and welfare.
  • Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour.
  • Develop effective working relationships with parents/carers, staff, external professionals and the wider community.
  • Be committed to personal career progression and enhancement.
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information and before applying.

About Manor Primary School

Founded in 1896, we are one of the oldest primary schools in Didcot. We are a two form entry primary with over 350 pupils. Our infant site is still located in the original Victorian school building.

At Manor Primary School, we believe that every child should have the best possible start to their education and should be given a wide range of opportunities, knowledge and 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.
Manor Primary School is part of GLF Schools, the benefits of being part of a large multi-academy trust, is that we have a collaborative approach towards working and being part of the GLF schools in Oxfordshire we can work closely together to provide an outstanding educational experience to the local communities and a uniquely supporting workplace for staff.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  • Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • We are looking for a candidate who will: Be enthusiastic and committed to work well as part of a team, as well as being self-motivated and able to work independently. Be committed to developing and sharing outstanding practice across GLF Schools. Have the ability to enthuse and engage students in purposeful learning experiences. Be dedicated to ensuring that all children achieve their very best. Be passionate about the children's learning and welfare. Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour. Develop effective working relationships with parents/carers, staff, external professionals and the wider community. Be committed to personal career progression and enhancement.

GLF Schools Employment Offer 

  • Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Career pathways and talent management
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working mode

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: Associate Staff pay range £19,300 - £22,400 (pro-rata £14,989 - £17,397)

Hours: 32.5 hours per week, term time + inset days (39weeks) 8.30am-3.30pm daily 

Contract: Permanent & Temporary contracts available

Job Expires: 1st December 

Interviews: To be agreed with shortlisted candidates 

Attachments

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. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. 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

Part of GLF Schools

GLF Schools