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 (http://www3.hants.gov.uk/occs/education/educationjobshampshire/educationjobshome.htm).

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 unfortunately 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

KS2 Classroom teacher (1 year fixed contract)

West Oxford Community Primary School is eager to appoint an excellent KS2 teacher.

We offer enthusiastic and imaginative teachers the opportunity to work in very popular, over-subscribed school, within a welcoming community, a short walk from the vibrant heart of Oxford city centre.

This is also the chance to be part of a dynamic, innovative, creative and highly successful team and to work in a progressive, creative and energetic school environment. We welcome applications from those wishing to complete an NQT year or those wishing to job share as well as those with several years of experience.

We are seeking to appoint for September 2019, an excellent teacher who;

  • Is committed to, and strives for excellence in all that they do
  • Has a passionate belief that all children can succeed and achieve their full potential
  • Has a commitment to working alongside parents and the local community
  • Enjoys being a valued part of a successful team

We can offer you;

  • Happy, well behaved children who enjoy learning and coming to school
  • An amazing, friendly, supportive, forward thinking, and dedicated team of colleagues
  • A positive working environment that focuses on high expectations from all children
  • An excellent outdoor learning environment
  • Excellent continuous professional development and training opportunities

West Oxford is a school that offers ample opportunity for teachers to who show vision, enthusiasm and wish to develop, whatever their starting point.

The full job description and person specification is available to download below. Completed application forms should be emailed to office.2533@west-oxford.oxon.sch.uk. Closing date is Monday 10th June at 12pm and the interview date is tbc. Informal visits prior to application are encouraged and can be arranged by phoning the school office on 01865 248862. 

Teaching Assistant

We are looking to appoint enthusiastic teaching assistants to join our supportive staff team. We are particularly keen to hear from you if you have previous experience of working with children 1:1 or have experience of working with children with visual impairment but we also welcome your application if you are just beginning your TA career.

You will work under the instruction and guidance of teaching staff to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area and it may be 1:1 support or classroom support.

The full job description and person specification is available to download below. Completed application forms should be emailed to office.2533@west-oxford.oxon.sch.uk. Closing date is Monday 10th June at 12pm and the interview date is tbc. Informal visits prior to application are encouraged and can be arranged by phoning the school office on 01865 248862. 

 

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