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Wheatley CE Primary School

I’ll do my best to be the best I can

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Wheatley CE Primary School

I’ll do my best to be the best I can


At Wheatley, whether you are a part of the teaching team, site maintenance, administration or catering, we value you all. Our staff are incredibly important to us. After all, they are the people who enable our school to support children and help them grow. 


If you have the drive and enthusiasm to see every child reach their full potential, Wheatley may be the place for you. 


See below for our current vacancies. 


Please do feel free to contact us if you would like to find out more about joining our team.



School Business Manager


Wheatley CE Primary School is a well-loved school in the heart of a large village community. We are on a rapid improvement journey with 290 engaging and friendly pupils currently on roll with us. 


We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated School Business Manager to join our school as we embark on the next phase of our journey. As the Business Manager and member of the school leadership team, your role will be to manage financial and non-educational aspects of school operations, to support the strategic development of the school and oversee the smooth running of all non-teaching aspects of the school. You will also lead the administration and premises team.


If you are passionate about making a difference with the capacity to grow and develop in the role and if you would relish a new challenge, then we would love to hear from you.


We can offer you:

  • A welcoming community where staff, parents and governors are dedicated to working together to achieve the best for every child
  • A spacious and developing school environment with colleagues who are committed to working together to see rapid school improvement 
  • As a composite site, varied opportunities to work closely with our local Special School, pre-school and local community
  • A strong commitment to your continuing professional development 
  • As an ODST Academy, support from Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust and opportunities to work with other ODST schools across Oxfordshire and Berkshire


Visits are warmly welcome and encouraged. Please contact the school office for more information or to arrange an appointment on 01865 872366 or by email


Wheatley CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check.


Closing date: Thursday 13th December

Interview date: week beginning 17th December

Grade 10

HLTA Advert Dec 18


We have a new vacancy for a Higher level Teaching Assistant to join our team in the new year. This post is full time (36 hours, 8.15-3.45pm Monday to Friday with an additional hour each week to meet with teachers or attend training).

We are looking for a patient, flexible, reflective and nurturing person, able to support children with a range of learning and additional needs. In return, we can offer you high quality training and excellent support from our staff team.


The post involves some whole class teaching cover (PPA) each week as well as working with groups and individuals. It also involves the line management of lunchtime supervision staff. Please see the job description and selection criteria for full details.


For more information please contact our Co-headteachers on 01865 872366 or
Visits to the school are warmly welcome. The job description and person specification are available on request. Please apply using the application form on this website.


Closing date: Monday 17th December

Interviews: Thursday 20th December


Grade 8

HLTA - job description and person spec - Dec 18