Support Staff Vacancies

As Lemov writes, ‘No one wants to spend their career at odds with the organisation they work for, trying to hide from the training it offers, or watching the philosophy change every year while thinking, this too shall pass.’

John Mason School -Cultural Fit

Working in a school where you are not aligned with the culture is a miserable experience. So … we both need to have alignment if you come to work here!

· We believe that every child deserves a Champion.
· We believe that we can all improve as teachers.
· We believe in the limitless potential of people.
· We believe that truly great teaching is that which improves students’ progress.
· We believe that teaching requires dedication and sweat.
· We believe that you cannot just wish teachers and students to be better – you have to create the conditions for them to grow.
· We believe that basic literacy and numeracy are essential to students making good progress.
· We believe that feedback should be timely and respond to the needs of the individual student so that they can actively engage with feedback.
· We expect every teacher to plan lessons using assessment information.
· We believe that staff and students come equal first.
· We believe that hard work is the key to success for staff and students.
· We admire the generosity of spirit.
· We acknowledge that we all make mistakes.
· We live by the values of Respect, Honesty and Kindness.

If you think you 'fit', we would love to hear from you even if we don't have any posts advertised. Please contact our HR Manager, Jane Howse, (01235 466054, jane.howse@johnmason.oxon.sch.uk).

Support Staff Vacancies

Cover Supervisor

Closing: 03/10/18

Teaching Assistant

Closing: 03/10/18

Cover Supervisor

Salary Grade: Grade 6, Point 18-21 (£18,870-£20,541, FTE)
Contract Type: Part-time, Permanent
Hours of Work: The normal hours of work for this role will be 8.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m., five days per week with 30 minutes for break and lunch which are unpaid. Term time only (38 weeks) plus two INSET days in September
Responsible To: Cover Manager
Closing Date: Wednesday 3 October 2018 at 12 noon
Interview Date: Interviews on application. Should a suitable candidate be identified before the closing date, the vacancy may be closed early.
Start: ASAP

John Mason School is a friendly, dynamic school with a supportive and warm ethos.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, flexible and hardworking Cover Supervisor who will work with the students in school and also provide additional support within the Learning Support Department/Alternative Curriculum.

You will be involved in delivering pre-prepared lessons in the absence of the Teacher, motivating and enabling students to progress in their learning, managing behaviour in line with the School’s Behaviour Policy and, when necessary, accompany teaching staff and students on school trips.

The successful applicant will:

Work effectively and flexibly within the school team
Be able to excite, inspire and motivate students
Deliver quality learning during lessons
Be dynamic, proactive and able to use their own initiative
Have a positive, can-do attitude to the demands of working within a school environment
Have high expectations of students’ achievements and behavior
Have good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
Have a good spoken and written English, and possess literacy and numeracy skills, preferably in English and Maths to at least GCSE Grade C or equivalent
Be proficient in IT to effectively support learning

An application pack is available from our website or from

Ms J Howse (01235 466054, jane.howse@johnmason.oxon.sch.uk).

CVs alone are not acceptable.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

Cover Supervisor

Job Description

Person Specification

Support Staff Application Form

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Vacancy Closing Date: 03/10/2018

Teaching Assistant

Salary Grade: Grade 4, Point 11-13 (£17,007-£17,391, Pro Rate)
Contract Type: Part-time, Permanent
Hours of Work: 31¼ hours per week, Monday to Friday (with half an hour unpaid lunch). Term time only (38 weeks) plus two INSET days in September
Responsible To: Director of Learning Support
Closing Date: Wednesday 3 October 2018 at 12 noon
Interview Date: Interviews on application. Should a suitable candidate be identified before the closing date, the vacancy may be closed early.
Start: ASAP

John Mason School is a friendly, dynamic school with a supportive and warm ethos.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated Teaching Assistant to join our committed Learning Support Team. If you would enjoy working in a friendly and busy school helping children with special needs and learning difficulties to make progress this could be the right opportunity for you.

Experience and training as a Teaching Assistant would be an advantage but not essential. We are looking for evidence of a real desire to help students achieve and a caring and sensitive approach to students’ needs.

The successful applicant will:

• Work effectively and flexibly within a team of experienced Teaching Assistants to support classes across the curriculum from Year 7 to Year 11.
• Be prepared to work with/support the learning of small groups of students or individuals as necessary.
• Build positive relationships with young people and be sensitive to their individual needs.
• Be committed to inclusion and equality of opportunity.
• Have good spoken and written English, and possess literacy and numeracy skills, preferably in English and Maths to at least GCSE Grade C or equivalent, and show a willingness to learn.
• Be proficient in IT to effectively support learning.

An application pack is available from our website or from

Ms J Howse (01235 466054, jane.howse@johnmason.oxon.sch.uk).

CVs alone are not acceptable.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

Teaching Assistant

Job & Person Specification

Support Staff Application Form

Click the corresponding logo above to download

Vacancy Closing Date: 03/10/2018