Teaching Assistant

Salary Scale: £21,189 – £21,575 Grade 4 point 4-5* subject to experience (pro rata)

Appointment type:Fixed Term Contract / term time only

The post is a fixed term contract from 30th October 2023 until 24th July 2024.

Shellingford CE (A) Primary School is a successful rural school (4 miles from Faringdon and 7 miles from Wantage) with a strong family atmosphere and Christian ethos. Our school motto ‘Inspiring Hearts and Minds’ is intrinsic to school life.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant for 20 hours a week, a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) status is desirable but not essential.

This post includes Lunchtime Supervisor duties.

This school presents an opportunity to be part of a happy, hardworking team of staff and governors, with parents who are supportive of their children’s education.

As a Church school, it will be important for the successful candidate to be in sympathy with the aims and ethos of a school based upon Christian values.

Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed. For an informal discussion about the post and to enquire about visiting the school, please telephone Mrs Kirsty Ashdown our School Administrator on 01367 710301.

How to Apply:

For an application pack and further details, please visit the school website

Please include a statement to support your application within the ‘relevant skills and experience’ section on the application form, together with a covering letter detailing your suitability for the post.

Please send your completed application via email to:

Closing Date: Wednesday 4th October 2023 at 12noon
Interview Date: Wednesday 11th October 2023

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. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that requires applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All users are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.