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Bishopswood School

Bishopswood School


We have the following vacancies:

Learning Support Assistants (LSA), either full time (30 hours) or part time starting as soon as possible.   These posts offer interesting and rewarding opportunities for caring, enthusiastic and energetic people who ideally have experience of working with children.  The salary is on Local Government rate Scale 6 (point 8 to 13); starting salary £14 008 (hourly rate of £10.62).  We also offer the Local government Pension Scheme, a defined benefit public sector scheme, and an Employee Assistance Programme.

Hours are 9.00 am – 3.30 pm (primary/nursery) or 8.50 am to 3.20 pm (secondary); staff are expected to attend a half hour paid meeting after work on a Wednesday.

Clerk to the Governing Body

The governing body is looking to appoint an experienced administrator who is methodical, reliable and enthusiastic to join our team as Clerk. The prospective candidate must be a good communicator, with a high standard of written English, who works well on their own initiative and as part of a team.  You will be required to attend a number of meetings during term time; these take place both during office hours and in the evening, with a schedule of meetings agreed in advance for the academic year.  Meetings are held either in person or via Microsoft Teams.  

The purpose of the role is to provide advice and guidance to the governing body on governance, constitutional and procedural matters.  The clerk will contribute towards the efficient and effective functioning of a governing body and its committees by providing:
• Administrative and organisational support.
• Guidance to ensure that the governing body works in compliance with the appropriate legal and regulatory framework and understands the potential consequences for non-compliance.
• Advice on procedural matters relating to the operation of the governing body.

Salary for post is on Local Government rate Scale 8 (£12.95 - £14.38 per hour, full time equivalent £24,982 - £27,721) starting point subject to experience.

We are also looking for supply LSAs and Lunchtime Supervisors. If you are interested in finding out more, and you think you may have the necessary skills and experience, please contact the school to make an appointment. 

If you would like to find out more about any of our vacancies, please ring to discuss or contact the school for an information pack on:  telephone 0118 9724311 or email:

Oxfordshire County Council is an equal opportunities employer.  The school is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers share this commitment.  The post involves the type of work with childrena nd young people that requires applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check.  the possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this role.  All applications are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.