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Bishopswood School

Bishopswood School


We have the following vacancies:

All applications considered upon receipt and interviews arranged accordingly.

Teachers (1 x full time and 1 x part time (0.6) )
We have two vacancies, one for a full time class teacher and one for a part time (0.6) class teacher, starting as soon as possible.  We are looking for experienced, caring, enthusiastic and energetic individuals and are keen to hear from teachers in primary and secondary mainstream education who are considering a move into special educational needs as well as those currently working in special schools.  We will consider job share applications (eg two part time applicants for the full time role).

The school actively encourages progression towards leadership and continuing professional development (CPD) is provided.  Salary: TMS/UPS dependent on experience, plus 1 SEN point (£2,209).

Classroom Assistant/Learning Support Assistant/Teaching Assistant either full time (30 hours) or part time from 18 hours a week (3 to 5 days a week), term time only, 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, but no experience is necessary as full training will be provided with continuing professional development (CPD) for specialised areas including HLTA.  Hours (term time only) are 9.00 am – 3.30 pm (primary) or 8.50 am to 3.20 pm (secondary).

The salary is on Local Government rate Scale 6 (point 8 to 13); starting salary £20852 to £23023 pro rata (hourly rate from £10.62 to £11.73). 

Office Administrative Assistant
As part of the office team, the Administrative Assistant post is an interesting, busy and varied role which involves a wide range of tasks and activities to assist in the efficient running of the school office and the school in general. The post requires good office and IT skills, excellent personal, communication and teamwork skills, a flexible approach and an interest in supporting the headteacher and classroom staff to meet the needs of the children and their parents.
The Administrative Assistant post is for 18 hours per week, Wednesday to Friday starting at 8:30am, term time only.
Salary: Grade 8, spinal point 18 to 23, £13.18 - £14.63 hourly rate; £25 419 - £28 226 pro rata.

Site Manager
If you have experience in the field of maintenance, or an associated trade, and wish to work in an incredibly rewarding environment then this could be the place for you. We are looking for a reliable and dependable individual who can support us by managing our school site thus providing our pupils, staff and visitors with a safe, secure and pleasant working environment.
The post is full time, 40 hours per week, 52 weeks a year with 27 days annual leave.
Salary: Grade 8, spinal point 17 to 23, £13.18 - £14.63 hourly rate; £27 480 - £30 514 actual salary.

All our posts offer the Teacher Pension Scheme / Local Government Pension Scheme, an Employee Assistance Programme, life assurance and staff tea and coffee.

.For more information on any of these vacancies please see the job descriptions below

We are also looking for supply/ad-hoc Classroom Assistants/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 children and 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.