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Teaching Assistant

At Oasis Academy Mayfield , Southampton
Salary: OCL Scale 3 SCP 4-8 £19,264 - £20,853 FTE (Term Time Only 33.5 hours per week) + LGPS.
Role: Part-time
Contract: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Closed Date: 12:00 PM on Friday 28th October 2022
Interviews: W/C 31 October 2022

Oasis Academy Mayfield are looking to appoint a Level 2 Teaching Assistant. You will enhance your teaching assistant skills through practical experience. You will work under the guidance of the SEND Manager and Teachers to support individuals/groups of students.

Our teaching assistant training programme will teach many different skills, which will allow you to work within schools to support classroom delivery. You will be expected to work alongside students with specific learning needs, ensuring they can access the curriculum. Key Responsibilities:

  • ​​​​​​Liaise with the SENCO/ Teaching Staff to identify areas of need and assist in the development of strategies to support pupil’s learning 
  • Take an active role in the development and implementation of SEND pupil profiles
  • Establish productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils both within and outside the classroom
  • Encourage pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others
  • Assisting with young people’s learning experience
  • Helping students who might need extra support
  • Learning classroom-based skills and behaviour techniques
  • Working alongside the teacher to support classroom activities


Support the Academy by:

  • Being aware of confidential issues to home/pupil/teacher/school work and to safeguard students and staff.
  • To ensure strict confidentiality in all areas of work.
  • To work and process personal and sensitive information in accordance with Data Protection Act 2018 including the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018.


Desired skills:

  • Hard working
  • Good time keeping
  • Reliable
  • Personable
  • Work as part of a team


Personal qualities:

  • Motivated and enthusiastic
  • A confident communicator
  • Professionally presented
  • Punctual and reliable


Application Procedure:

Please take time to look over the recruitment information attached.

Once you have completed the Application and Equal Opportunities Form please ensure that these are uploaded to our portal.

The Academy reserve the right to close the advert early, should suitable candidates apply.  Early applications are therefore, encouraged.


Further information and an application pack can be found on our website  


Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Application Form: Download
Equal Opportunities Form: Download EO Monitoring Form
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How do I Apply?

To apply for the position of Teaching Assistant, please download (saving to your computer) and complete the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and either upload and submit the forms Online or by Email.

Apply by Email

Please send your completed application forms to by no later than the 12:00 PM on Friday 28th October 2022.

If you have any questions or require any further information, please contact a member of the Oasis Academy Mayfield recruitment team on .