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Teaching Assistant Vacancy

Special School Teaching Assistants 

Grade 6 £19,945 - £22,021 FTE (Actual £13,469) -Term time only

30 hours per week


Are you dynamic and energetic and committed to improving opportunities for children? Are you seeking to join an equally exciting team? If so, Mabel Prichard School has an opportunity for you. We are seeking to appoint two teaching assistants, one with Early Years’ experience, to support our students in their learning to ensure they have the best life chances possible.

Mabel Prichard is a special school for children with profound and multiple learning difficulties and severe learning difficulties with an age range of 2 to 19 over two sites. Our classes vary from 8 to 10 students and we have a team of adults working in each. We offer training across a number of areas and support and encourage career development.

To apply for this job, you will:

  • Have experience of working with children with PMLD, SLD, ASD and other complex needs.
  • Be an excellent team player
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills which will be assessed at interview.
  • Believe passionately all students should be offered every opportunity to reach their full potential.
  • Maybe have an interesting skill or talent to share with our students.
  • Be keen to undertake professional development to build your skills.

For an application form and job description, please visit the school website at

For further information or to arrange a school visit please contact the school office on 01865 777878 or email

Mabel Prichard School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that require applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All cases are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.

All applications will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to British values.

Application Procedure

Applicants must complete the school's application form in full and meet all requirements for their submission to be considered.

Please send your completed application forms to


Lunchtime Assistant

Lunchtime Assistant

Mabel Prichard School

Pay: Grade G2 (£9.18 per hour) term time only (£2,990 per annum Actual)

7.50 hours per week 11.45am – 1.15pm (Secondary Site based at The Oxford Academy).

To assist other Teaching Assistants in the provision of a meal served in a calm, friendly environment.

If you enjoy working with children and are team player, we are interested in hearing from you.

For a job description and application form, please see the school website

Application Procedure 

Applicants must complete the school's application form in full and meet all requirements for their submission to be considered.  

Please send your completed application forms to

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