Avon Way, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7GB

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Ladygrove Park Primary School

Growing Excellence, Inspiring Success

School Vacancies

We are looking to appoint several Teaching Assistants for the academic year 2021-22 to start January 2021 for the following role:


Teaching Assistant (5 days) total hours for 26.25hrs.

Mondays to Fridays, term time only.

8.45am-3.00pm (approximate, exact timings to be determined by school)

This is a fixed term contract ending on 31st August 2022, with a potential to extend into the next academic year.

Grade 4 (£18,933 - £19,312) pro rata


Are you thinking of a career change or are you a Teaching Assistant looking for a new opportunity?  If the answer is yes and if you have some / all of the following qualities, then we would love to hear from you.

We are interested in someone who is a team player, enthusiastic, flexible, resourceful and passionate about special needs.  You need to be motivated, resilient, pro-active, fun, possess a can-do approach, ambitious, supportive, confident, professional, committed, able to use your initiative, reliable, inspiring and looking for immense job satisfaction but not shy of hard work.


The roles we are recruiting for Foundation Stage/ Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 and will include a balance of: supporting children with SEND (including 1:1 support), learning support for the children, in and out of class, and general duties, as well as additional pastoral support (e.g. during break- or lunch-times).  The proportions of support for children with SEND, 1:1 support and general duties may vary.


The range of children’s additional needs may include: autistic spectrum condition, cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, global learning delay and speech, language and communication needs.


We welcome your application detailing your relevant skills, experience and qualities.  Selection will be by interview with Elaine Li-Koo (Deputy Headteacher) and Carrie Barringer (Assistant Headteacher and Inclusion Manager). You will also be asked children taking a small group for a story activity (details to follow.)


To apply, please complete an application form (available on our website) and email to:-



Deadline Date for Applications:         Monday 29th November , 12 noon

Shortlisting Date:                                Tuesday 30th November, by 12 noon

Interview Date:                                   Thursday 2nd December, time tbc individually with shortlisted candidates

Start Date:                                           Wednesday 5th January 2022



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 Ladygrove Park Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. All staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Ladygrove Park Primary School is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community. Satisfactory DBS checks and references are conditional to appointment.