Staff Vacancies

At Windrush Valley Independent Prep School we are always interested to hear from talented and committed teachers and support staff. Please see the following staff vacancies. We are a thriving and inspirational prep school that prepares pupils for a successful future in their first-choice secondary school.

We have a positive, caring environment where happy and confident individuals grow and where academic excellence thrives.

Windrush Valley School’s rural location provides access to all the amenities of a beautiful Cotswold village, including the 11th century church, and playing fields. The school plays competitive sport in a wide range of games, including swimming. The curriculum exceeds the requirements of the National curriculum with languages, performing arts and conservation science featuring prominently in class timetables. Excellent examination results have been achieved, year on year.

Our inspiring and stimulating curriculum is delivered within a nurturing, supportive and positive environment, and includes; literacy, language, mathematics, science, technology, human & social, sports, art and music. In addition, adventure trips and foreign residential weeks away, further enrich the curriculum and the children’s life-experience.

The school’s award for Excellence by the Independent Schools Association is a testimony to our commitment to delivering outstanding education for boys and girls between 3-11. If you are interested in joining our team, please see the following staff vacancies.

Windrush Valley School is committed to safeguarding children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check. 

Current Staff Vacancies

We currently have the following vacancy available in our Early Years Foundation Unit 

Job Description

A full-time Teaching Assistant is required (for Maternity cover from 2nd November 2020 – 16th July 2021) in our Early Years Foundation Unit at Windrush Valley School Independent School in Ascott-Under-Wychwood. £19,000 to £21,000 pro rata, depending on qualifications and experience.

Hours: Monday to Friday (published term dates) 08:30 – 16:30

Monday to Friday (Activity Weeks) 08:30 – 15:30 (three weeks per annum)

Windrush Valley School is committed to safeguarding children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.

Education and Training

Level 3 Childcare qualification.

Experience

Working within the Early Years age range

  • Of working in an independent school environment.
  • Personal involvement in extra-curricular activities (sporting, aesthetic, musical).

Relevant skills

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the teaching of literacy and numeracy to Early Years aged children.
  • Have a broad range of personal interests to offer a diverse group of children.
  • Great sense of humour.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills –written and oral.
  • Ability to maintain a well-ordered classroom and an attractive environment.
  • Ability to provide differentiated learning experiences to the whole ability range.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Ability to both encourage and challenge children academically, socially and behaviourally.

Personal

characteristics

  • Approachable
  • Committed
  • Empathetic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Patient
  • Organised
  • Competitive
  • Determined

Reference ID: WVSEYFSTA

Please send a completed application form and accompanying CV, by Friday 16th October to the school office.

Further information and application forms can be found on our vacancy page

STAFF VACANCIES

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: £19,000.00-£21,000.00 per year

Application for Employment – please download the following information, complete and return, together with an accompanying C.V.

Application for employment

Staff Code of Conduct October 2020 Save & Exit

Safer Recruitment Policy 01102018

Safeguarding Policy 2020

Safeguarding – COVID-19

Conditions of Service

If you would like further details about our employment opportunities, please contact Mrs Hawtin on 01993 831793 in the school office for further details.

Please fill in the brief form below and we will contact to discuss our current vacancies or other employment opportunities.

 
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