Cheney School

Cheney School

Higher Level Teaching Assistant


(for English)

Cheney School is a popular, high performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn. The success as a single Academy Trust has lead Cheney School to expand into a Multi Academy Trust.

We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our English Faculty. This role may involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities to targeted individuals/small groups or short term for whole classes. Monitoring pupils and assessing, recording and reporting on pupil’s achievement.  There may be some responsibility for the management of other teaching assistants.

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide ranging training and development opportunities. The school is very popular and is an excellent platform for staff to further develop their professional career. If you wish to develop your career in a vibrant school which seeks to go from good to outstanding, we would welcome your application.

This is a valuable opportunity for an individual who

  • Has experience of working with and supporting young people with a high level of physical, emotional and learning needs
  • Has an ability to work flexibly and independently
  • Has a desire to promote high expectations and aspirations for young people
  • Enjoys helping young people to overcome barriers to learning in order to raise attainment and achievement

We can offer you

  • Salary – Grade 8: £23,398 – £25,591 per annum (actual salary payable will be: £19,537.60 – £21,368.78 pro rata)
  • 37 hours a week, Term Time plus 1 INSET day

The position comes with membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Charlotte Broom, Assistant Head (English and Literacy), on: or by phone on: 01865 755151

How to Apply:

Please download an application pack from below.

In addition to your application form, please email a letter of application, detailing reasons for your interest in this post and your relevant skills and experience to 

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date: Tuesday, 6 February, 8am
Interview date: Thursday, 8 February