Teaching Assistant Vacancies 

Job Start Date: September 2019

Hours of Work:  08.30am – 3.00 pm  Monday to Friday, Term time only

Salary Details: Grade 4 Point 4-5, at £18,426 – £18,795 pro rata

Both Permanent & 1 Year Fixed Term positions.

We have several vacancies (full time and part time considered, but must be able to cover the start and/or end of the day if working ½ days), for enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistants to join our dedicated and supportive team.  The role will be working in the classroom and also working 1 to 1 with SEND pupils.  The successful candidates will need to have the following skills:

  • The ability and willingness to cover classes
  • Excellent communication, numeracy and literacy skills
  • The ability to support groups of children under the guidance of the class teacher
  • The ability to work flexibly and effectively on your own and as part of a team
  • A professional approach
  • A positive attitude and a sense of humour


You will also be required to supervise lunchtimes and be able to work once a week until 4.15 pm to provide help with our after school clubs. There will also be occasions when you will be required to attend meetings or training after school.


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. If you would like to visit, please telephone the school office on 01235 527600 to make an appointment.

Thameside School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects 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.


Closing Date:  Monday 24th June – Noon

Interview Date:  Thursday 27th June

Application Procedure

Please complete the application form below and email to office.2598@thameside.oxon.sch.uk or send by post.


TA Job Description-September 2019

TA Person Specification-Sept2019

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.