Job Vacancies


Recruitment Process

Employing the right staff is key to the success of our school. We understand that valuing and developing our staff is the best way to access their full potential. We in return seek staff who are committed, passionate about working with children and have a growth mindset. If this is you, please look out for vacancies which will be advertised on this page and on the Oxfordshire County Council Website (

Due to the number of applications we receive for some vacancies, if you do not hear from us within 1 week of the closing date, you have unfortuantely not been successful at the shortlisting stage and will not be invited to interview.

West Oxford Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We follow our Safer Recruitment Policy for all vacancies within the school.  This policy has been developed to embed safer recruitment practices and procedures throughout the school and to support the creation of a safer culture by reinforcing the safeguarding and well-being of children and young people in our care.  This policy complies with guidance outlined in “Keeping Children Safe in Education”

All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory “Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check”. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Oxfordshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

All staff at West Oxford Primary School are expected to uphold and promote British Values.

As part of the application process, all candidates need access to the following, which can be found under policies on our website:-

  • Safeguarding Policy
  • Safer Recruitment Policy
  • Whistleblowing Policy
  • Code of Conduct


Current Vacancies

Vacancy for a Caretaker

Salary details: Grade 4 (£3,828 p.a. to £3,914 p.a.)

Job term: Permanent and part-time

Start Date: September 2018

Hours: 10 hrs per week (term-time only)

West Oxford Community Primary School is a thriving and popular community primary school located close to the centre of Oxford. The school currently has a vacancy for a part-time Caretaker to work in our friendly, vibrant and inclusive school. In this role you will be responsible for: maintaining the school buildings; maintaining security; and helping to keep the school safe and clean. If you would like to visit the school before applying please contact Rebecca Wells in the school office on (01865) 248862.


Please apply if you are:

  • Experienced in building maintenance and improvement;
  • Have some training/experience in health & safety;
  • Looking for a term-time job;
  • Committed to keeping staff and children safe;
  • A good communicator who enjoys working with people of all ages;
  • Enthusiastic, friendly, reliable and hard-working;
  • Able to manage your own time effectively and manage the expectations of others;
  • An energetic, practical and proactive individual with a positive attitude;
  • Physically fit and able to undertake some strenuous work at times;
  • Committed to improving yourself through reflection and training.


Training will be provided for health and safety responsibilities.


West Oxford Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.


Oxfordshire County Council is an equal opportunity employer, aiming to have a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve. West Oxford CP School recognises the contribution that every employee makes, values individual differences, and encourages respect for all.



Please follow this link to download the application form:

When completed, please email your application form to the School Business Manager (Rebecca Wells)

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