Teaching Assistant required in Hungerford

John O'Gaunt School is recruiting

John O’Gaunt School in Hungerford currently has a vacancy for a Teaching Assistant

  • Contract: permanent.
  • Hours: 27 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term-time only, plus three inset days.
  • Salary: NJC Scale 5-7.

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our wonderful Study and Support team, to work with students in small groups and on a one to one basis within the classroom.  Applicants should have a good level of education (including GCSE English and Maths), effective team working skills and the ability to work well with teenagers. Previous experience is not essential but would be an advantage. Support and training will be provided.

This is an exciting time to join John O’Gaunt, part of Excalibur Academies Trust and judged to be a ‘Good’ school by Ofsted. The school is unique and special and we say that we are a place with ‘big school ambition, small school care’. This means that we offer all the benefits and ambitions of larger schools, whilst offering the care and support that only a smaller community school like ours can. Our philosophy is secured on a bedrock of teamwork – evident across the whole school and the school truly has a family feel.

Additionally, we offer:

  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Career development opportunities within school and across the Trust.
  • Strong professional development based on individual needs.
  • Cycle-to-work Scheme.
  • Flexible family-friendly policies.

Excalibur Academies Trust is growing, creating opportunities for ambitious, innovative and outward looking professionals with a desire to progress and develop. We never forget that the strength of our organisation is entirely dependent upon the quality of our people and that it is our responsibility to offer the best training, support and development for every member of staff. This starts from the moment you join with a comprehensive onboarding programme, management support and wide ranging CPD opportunities.

How to apply for the position of Teaching Assistant

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Application deadline Friday 31 May 2024.

We reserve the right to appoint before the deadline if appropriate so early applications are encouraged.

Excalibur Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is proud to serve a diverse student and parent community. The aims of the Trust’s recruitment policy are to ensure that the best possible staff are recruited on the basis of their merits, abilities and suitability for the position; to ensure that all job applicants are considered equally and consistently; to ensure that no job applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, disability or age; and to ensure that the School meets its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks. 





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