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Teaching Assistant 

Required for September 2021 

Hours 8.30am-3.15pm 

Salary Point 

Grade 4 - £9.81 per hour

We have a fantastic opportunity to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated team.

The working basis for the successful candidate will be on a fixed term contract, in the first instance, for one academic year starting from 1 September 2021. The contract will be part-time, 28.75 hours per week during term time, Monday to Friday 8.30am-3.15pm.

Job Purpose

  • The main aim of this role is to assist our teaching staff in delivering a curriculum that has high aspirations for every child, with compassion, professionalism and enthusiasm. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Providing support for individuals and groups of students, both inside and outside of the classroom.
  • Under the instruction of teaching staff, deliver a personalised curriculum for each pupil’s learning​​.
  • Building and maintaining successful relationships with students and parents, treating them with respect and consideration.
  • Work together with families and other agencies to ensure every pupil is valued, challenged and supported.
  • Have the highest expectation that every pupil will make sustained academic and personal progress.
  • Assisting teachers with student records.
  • To be responsible for the supervision of pupils during lunch time.
  • Ensuring the school Health and Safety procedures are observed, reporting of accidents and taking actions as required. 
  • To positively promote healthy, safe and considerate behaviour. 
  • To promote the safeguarding, welfare and wellbeing of the children.

General Requirements and Skills 

Applicants must be:

  • Reliable, punctual and have a flexible approach to work.
  • Able to keep calm under pressure and maintain consistent responses. 
  • Common sense and initiative. 
  • Keen to develop as a professional and willing to participate in in-house training for the role. 
  • Able to maintain confidentiality on all school matters.
  • Willing to work in all weather conditions. 
  • Willing to undertake additional/other duties as appropriate to achieve the objectives of the post.
  • Have high expectations of learning for every child.
  • A positive role model, contributing to the positive ethos of the school.
  • Able to work independently and under pressure.
  • Able to work collaboratively with a range of children and adults.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. 

For an application form, please contact Jenny Bowes/Tracy Abel on 01295 670335 office.2001@hornton.oxon.sch.uk

Closing date for applications – Friday 2nd July 2021

Interviews – Thursday 8th July 2021