SEN Teaching Assistant

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. 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 and to be challenged. You can read about our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Visit

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. In addition to an induction and training programme, if you wish to develop your career with us you will be provided with comprehensive support in preparation for making an application for teacher training or to undergo the School-centred initial teacher training (SCITT) programme with us. For further details about teacher training programmes we participate in please see the Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance’s website at: http://www.otsa.org.uk/

Cheney would like to appoint a Teaching Assistant. We are looking to appoint people who are passionate about working with our pupils, supporting their academic, emotional and physical needs.  You will be a member of the Learning Support Department assisting the SENCo in delivering the department’s objectives as outlined in the Job Description. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives and are happy to consider flexible start and finish times according to need.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Good attention to detail and ability to work under pressure
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office products and wider IT skills i.e. Google, School data packages, Management Information Systems
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to be flexible
  • Good interpersonal skills: working with young people, parents and professionals supporting the school, and to liaise with staff across the school

If you would like to find out more, please contact Dr Richard Coombs, SENCo & Head of SEN Faculty, on: rco@cheney.oxon.sch.uk or by phone on: 01865 755275

Candidates must have a minimum of GCSE English and Maths grades A-C.

The post is for 37 hours per week, term-time only plus one day with a salary on Grade 4 (Points 4 to 5), £15,385 - £15,694 per annum, pro rata.

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 vacancies@cheney.oxon.sch.uk 

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.