Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant:  Part time (& Full time considered), term time only
Role commences:     September 2021
Salary scale:  Grade: 4, Points: 4 – 5 (£9.81 - £10.01 per hour) term time only
Closing date: 9am on Thursday 26th August 2021
Interviews:  Held week commencing 31st August 2021

We are hugely proud of our school community. The ethos of an all boys’ school is literally written all over the walls of the school and we pride ourselves on creating a vibrant environment in which all boys thrive.

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work with students with special educational needs who has an awareness and understanding of the needs of young people. Previous experience is desirable, but not essential - an ability to assist young people at a critical time in their lives and to assist with progress is more important.

We offer an excellent induction programme and a highly supportive working environment.   If you are interested in working as part of the team that aims to develop the skills and abilities young people will need in the future – with care, courtesy and commitment, please download and complete an SBS Support Staff application form from the St Birinus School website (on the Staff Vacancies page here) and send it with a response to the following task to Helen Cliff at hcliff@st-birinus.oxon.sch.uk.

In no more than 400 words, please specify what skills and experience make you a strong candidate for the role.

Please be aware that you will be required to bring qualification certificate(s), proof of residence and identity documents to interview. 

Ridgeway Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff working in all its schools to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check along with standard pre-employment safeguarding checks.


St Birinus School is a Family Friendly School, committed to supporting our staff so that they can carve out a professional and personal life that is fulfilling and balanced.  

Our RET Staff Charter summarises the commitment we make to all staff who join and work at Ridgeway Education Trust.


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