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Oakmoor School

Teaching Assistant

Closing date: 01/11/2021 at 12:00

Job Start Date: November 2021

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: £18,562-£19,312 Actual £13,467-£14,011

Hours of Work: 31.25 hrs p/w term time only (39 weeks)

Location of Role: Bordon, Hampshire

Job/Person Summary

Oakmoor School is a brand new, state of the art secondary school situated in a 22 acre tree lined site on the edge of the South Downs National Park.  We are a friendly, vibrant school with high standards and expectations. We pride ourselves on knowing every young person as an individual and challenging each of them to have the highest possible aspirations. The Oakmoor ethos is encapsulated by our motto: Ambition, Courage, Excellence.

An opportunity has arisen to join our team of Teaching Assistants, you will be responsible for providing assistance to the Teacher in supporting students one to one or in a small group, across a wide range of activities and learning. This will include supporting the Teacher by undertaking preparation of resources for the lessons/learning, maintenance and/or adaptation of resources, administration and completion of paperwork, contributing to the students’ development including their social and emotional well-being, providing general and specific assistance to students, under the direction and guidance of the teacher or independently in a one-to-one setting.   

Working closely with the Teacher and Special Educational Needs Coordinator, you will engage, encourage and support students on an individual or small group basis to understand instructions, complete activities, encouraging and developing independent learning and inclusion of all students to ensure progression and continuity. You will provide positive feedback and praise to students to reinforce and sustain students’ efforts and develop self-reliance and self-esteem, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate in order that relevant support and guidance can be provided. 

You will be a reliable and enthusiastic team player, able to build and develop positive relationships with the students and staff, with a commitment to providing a supportive learning environment. 

As part of the University of Chichester Multi-Academy Trust you will have access to additional opportunities and benefits.  You will find that each academy has a unique identity, but a shared belief in creating a positive and enriching environment, where all staff feel valued. 

Application Procedure

Applicants should complete an Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form which can be downloaded from the school website www.oakmoor.hants.sch.uk or the Trust’s website www.unicat.org.uk/find-job and submit it, so that it is received no later than 9am on Monday 1 November 2021.  Completed application forms can be sent to Oakmoor School, Budds Lane, Bordon, GU35 0JB or by email to v.ross@oakmoor.hants.sch.uk.  Further information can be found in the Job Profile within the Recruitment Pack and we encourage you to visit our website.

Safer Recruitment

The University of Chichester Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. New members of staff will be required to apply for Disclosure Service Certification as part of the School’s staff recruitment process. Further information about the Disclosure and Barring Service is available from the DBS website at www.gov.uk/dbs.

About us

Address: Budds Lane, Bordon, Hampshire, GU35 0JB

Telephone: 01420 472132

Website: http://www.oakmoor.hants.sch.uk

Application form