Thank you for your interest in Long Furlong School.  Please note that, in line with our fair and safe recruitment policies, we are unable to accept or hold CVs or other unsolicited applications.

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts 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 these posts. All cases are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.

 

Our vision: is for all Long Furlong Primary School pupils to be enthusiastic, lifelong learners who thrive because they feel loved, accepted and valued. Long Furlong pupils care for each other and the world around them.

Our strategic aims: a caring and enabling environment; a culture of aspiration and ambition; determined and professional teaching; empowered leadership throughout; a progressive, communicative school.

 

KEY STAGE 1 TEACHING ASSISTANT

Start date: September 2022

Permanent/part-time (8:45 am – 3:15 pm, Mon-Fri, term-time only; non-negotiable)

OCC pay grade: 4 (£9.99 – £10.19 per hour)

Long Furlong Primary School has a rare opportunity to join our team of class Teaching Assistants.  We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and committed individual with experience of interacting with young children to support a Year 1 or Year 2 class.

We are looking for an applicant who:

  • Has the ability to work as part of a team, building relationships with children, staff and parents
  • Has a talent for nurturing the emotional wellbeing of children
  • Has patience, resilience and a positive mindset
  • Is able to assist pupils in their day-to-day learning
  • Can promote independence, and employ strategies to recognise and reward positive behaviour

We can offer:

  • Delightful pupils
  • Supportive colleagues and governors
  • Line management from a highly skilled and experienced SENCo
  • Training to support the successful applicant in carrying out the duties
  • Parents who actively support their children’s learning in a variety of ways
  • A modern, well-resourced and easily accessible school building

This role is ideally suited to applicants who can quickly establish a good rapport with pupils and colleagues.

The successful applicant is asked to carry out lunchtime supervision duties four days a week – this is a separate contract, one hour per day, paid at £9.50 an hour. (A 30-minute unpaid lunch break is timetabled each day).

If you would like further information about the role, or to visit, please contact the school office by phone or email.  Applications can only be accepted on Oxfordshire County Council’s application form, which should be emailed to office.2602@long-furlong.oxon.sch.uk

Closing date:             Friday 17th June 2022, 12.00

Interview date:          To be confirmed

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KEY STAGE 1 CLASS TEACHER, FULL TIME  

Start Date: September 2022 

Full-time/Permanent 

OCC Main/Upper Pay Scale: £24,714 – £41,604 (as at May 2022) 

 To support our vision and aims we’re seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated and talented teacher for Key Stage 1. We’re looking for someone with strengths across the Primary curriculum; the successful candidate would be expected to lead a curriculum area across the school. Long Furlong is a vibrant, friendly school with wonderful children, committed and hardworking staff, and engaged governors and parents/carers.   

We can offer: 

  • Highly supportive colleagues and governors 
  • Delightful pupils who are keen to learn, respectful of adults and other children, and engage well with their learning 
  • Continuing professional development to support the successful applicant in carrying out the duties, including opportunities in other Primary Key Stages 
  • Parents/carers who actively support their children’s learning in a variety of ways  
  • A modern, well-resourced and easily accessible school building 

The successful candidate must be able to: 

  • provide creative, enriching, learning opportunities
  • demonstrate high expectations of learning and behaviour  
  • demonstrate an ability to nurture and support all pupils, including those with complex learning, emotional or other needs 
  • demonstrate knowledge and experience of continuous provision/ teaching with a play-based curriculum 
  • experience and knowledge of teaching and learning outside of the classroom 
  • demonstrate good organisational and interpersonal skills 
  • work closely with colleagues as part of a friendly and supportive team 
  • demonstrate a positive attitude towards continuing school improvement 

You’ll be encouraged to play a full part in the life of the school community. 

Long Furlong is located to the north of the town, with the school opening in 1993 to meet the needs of the surrounding new housing.  Abingdon-on-Thames is a pleasant and historic market town, six miles south of Oxford and within travelling distance of London and the Cotswolds.  There are many attractions and eating places locally to suit both adults and children. 

You would be warmly welcomed for a school visit; please don’t hesitate to get in touch by phone or email if you’d like to arrange a date, or to discuss the post. 

Applications will only be accepted on OCC’s application form; please do not submit CVs or covering letters.

Closing Date:        Thursday 9th June 2022, 12:00

Interview date:      To be confirmed

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TEACHING ASSISTANTS

SEN 1:1 SUPPORT, 30 HOURS PER WEEK

Temporary/Part-time (8:30 am – 3:30 pm, Mon-Fri, term-time only)

Oxfordshire pay grade: 4 (£9.81 – £10.01 per hour)

Long Furlong Primary School has exciting opportunities to join a team of staff who are keen to build on our existing good practice and provide children with a wonderful learning experience. We wish to appoint enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistants, primarily supporting individual pupils with additional needs.

We are looking for applicants who:

  • Have the ability to work as part of a team, building relationships with children, staff and parents
  • Have a talent for nurturing the emotional wellbeing of children
  • Have patience, resilience and a positive mindset
  • Are able to assist a pupil in their day-to-day learning
  • Can promote independence, and employ strategies to recognise and reward positive behaviour

We can offer:

  • Delightful pupils
  • Supportive colleagues and governors
  • Line management from a highly skilled and experienced SENCo
  • Training to support the successful applicant in carrying out the duties
  • Parents who actively support their children’s learning in a variety of ways
  • A modern, well-resourced and easily accessible school building

The role of Teaching Assistant is ideally suited to applicants who can quickly establish a good rapport with pupils and colleagues.

For an overview of our wonderful school, please see the virtual tour on the front page of our website.  If you would like further information about the role, or to visit, please contact the school office by phone or email.  Applications can only be accepted on Oxfordshire County Council’s application form, which should be emailed to office.2602@long-furlong.oxon.sch.uk

Interview date:          TBC

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