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Church of England Primary School, Abingdon

Staff Vacancies



Welcome to the St Nicolas CE School job vacancies page.


As a Church of England school, we ensure Christian values are at the heart of all we do in order to equip our children to make choices, discoveries and decisions for the future.


We ask that you have a passion for doing your job well and that you are committed to improvement – both for yourself and the school.


Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to do the same. Change children's lives and experiences on a daily basis.


1. Teaching Assistant


PLEASE NOTE: In the interests of safe and fair recruitment we do not accept CV applications; please complete the relevant OCC application form. 




Monday-Friday (term time only) 20 hours per week to commence asap.

We are looking for someone that would like the opportunity to work one to one with a child with SEN in our EYFS class, who ideally has experience in this field. This is a fixed term contract, attached to a specific child. We want to employ a person who is caring, patient and supportive and that will embrace working with this child to enhance their experience in school. You will work closely under the supervision and guidance of the class teacher and will also help liaise with outside agencies to help monitor the child’s learning and development.



  • Caring and committed to children’s learning
  • Positive and patient but firm in managing children’s behaviour
  • Able to develop a good understanding of children’s individual needs and a commitment to supporting progress in all areas
  • Ability to be flexible and communicate well within a team
  • Have resilience to manage in challenging situations, drawing on support and guidance from other members of staff
  • Ability to problem solve and use initiative
  • Have good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Desirable:
  • Have experience of working with SEN children
  • Show an understanding of how children’s social and emotional difficulties effect their learning


Application Procedure

To find out more about this post please look at the Staff Vacancies Tab on our school website:

Closing date for applications will be at 12 noon on Tuesday 26th February 2019

Interviews will be held on Thursday 7th March 2019.


Please ensure that you detail any gaps in employment and use the selection criteria when you prepare your application as shortlisting for interview will be based on how closely you demonstrate your ability to meet the essential criteria. We do not accept CVs. If you are shortlisted, we will take up written references before your interview so please provide permission for this and provide accurate phone and email contact details for your referees. One of your referees must be your current or last employer and if you are employed in a school, must include your current headteacher.

Please submit your completed application by email to:


Due to this post having access to children, candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

St Nicolas School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that our recruitment and selection processes reflect this commitment.