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St Nicolas CE Primary School, Abingdon

Learning Excellence

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.

 

Current Vacancies: 

1.  Teaching Assistant

2.  1:1 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. 

 

Teaching Assistant vacancy

 

Post available:

Temporary part time – 20 hours

 Salary: Grade 5 -  £10.01 per hour

 

The role of Teaching Assistant involves supporting children with their education; setting appropriate boundaries and liaising with families to get the best possible outcomes. You will have a good understanding of how children learn and will demonstrate a resilient and instinctive approach in meeting our pupils’ needs. This role will involve supporting pupils either 1:1 or within a class environment.

 

If you share our passion for making a real difference to the lives of children, we would love to hear from you.  We will provide you with induction and training and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

 

We also offer:

  • More opportunity to grow - we’ll support you in developing your career
  • More like minded colleagues, so you can benefit from others’ experience 
  • Children who have a love of learning and a highly motivated staff team
  • A caring and happy learning environment
  • High expectations and excellent behaviour 
  • Staff well-being programme
  • Supportive community of parents and governors

 

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact the school office on 01235 520456. To apply for this role please complete the application form available from the school website. Applications should  be sent to our Business Manager, Karen Beasley at HR3247@st-nicolas.oxon.sch.uk

 

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.

 

Closing date: Thursday 11th March 2021 at 12 noon

Interview date: Thursday 18th March 2021

 

Please apply using the application form on our school website:

https://www.stnicolasprimary.co.uk/staff-vacancies/

1:1 Teaching Assistant

 

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to support a child in our Reception cohort. This will be a highly rewarding role with the potential to make a significant contribution to this child’s school experience.

 

If you have experience with working with pupils with additional needs and can meet or are willing to learn to meet the following qualities and qualifications, we would love to hear from you:

  • manual handling training and use of this in setting
  • training and use of signing, such as Makaton
  • understanding and implementation of personal care plan for a child i.e. assisting and management of toileting
  • independent working under the clear guidance and direction of the class teacher/SENCo
  • support the teacher with observation of pupil progress, record keeping and contributing to Annual Review reports
  • to be committed to working with pupils with special needs with a wide range of learning difficulties, including complex needs, physical disability and sensory impairment.

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact the school office on 01235 520456. To apply for this role please complete the application form available from the school website. Applications should  be sent to our Business Manager, Karen Beasley at HR3247@st-nicolas.oxon.sch.uk

 

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.

 

Closing date: Thursday 11th March 2021

Interview date: Thursday 18th March 2021

 

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