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Church of England Primary School, Abingdon

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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.


Teaching Assistant Vacancy 


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


Teaching Assistant 


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and supportive team. This role will involve providing support for pupils through a combination of one-to-one, small group and class support across the school.

The main duties of the posts will include working with individual and/or small groups of pupils, supporting the class teacher and the Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator. 


You will:

  • Support the class teacher in ensuring that each pupil makes the best possible progress
  • Support pupils to meet their targets
  • Promote inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Promote good pupil behaviour
  • Perform support tasks for the class teacher such as photocopying, preparing work materials etc.
  • Supervision of children at lunchtime
  • Be aware of and comply with school policies and report all concerns to the nominated person
  • Willingness to undertake continuing professional development as part of the TA Team


 Essential Criteria:

  • A-C grade at GCSE level in both English and Mathematics
  • Some experience of working with children
  • Ability to be flexible
  • A team player
  • Patience
  • Willingness to undertake further training.
  • Good communication skills


Application Procedure

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

Visits are warmly welcomed; please telephone the School to book an appointment.


Closing date for applications will be at 12 noon on Thursday 19th March 2019.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 25th March.

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.