17 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    6 November 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
32.5 Hours Per Week - Term Time Only - Permanent Required as soon as possible
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£18,562 Per Year
Actual salary
£13,622 Per Year

Job summary

32.5 Hours Per Week - Term Time Only - Permanent
Required as soon as possible

“Pupils are enthusiastic and conscientious learners”
“Pupils and staff have very positive relationships which create a harmonious learning environment throughout the school.” (Ofsted, June 2019)

The Ridgeway is a nurturing and inclusive school situated within a diverse community in South Reading, with enthusiastic, happy pupils who enjoy learning and a committed and highly motivated team.

We are looking for experienced, self-motivated and patient 1:1 SEND Teaching Assistants to assist children in Key Stage 1 and 2. Experience of working with vulnerable children on a one to one basis within a primary school is essential. In order to support this position and to secure excellent outcomes for our pupils, we can offer ongoing training and professional development.

We are looking for professionals who:
1. have a nurturing and inclusive approach to all children and their families;
2. can positively engage and support children with their learning;
3. have high expectations for children’s learning and behaviour, and can apply these consistently;
4. can build positive relationships with children, colleagues, professionals and parents.

Applying for the job

Please email officemanager@theridgeway.reading.sch.uk for an application pack, job description and person specification. Visit the school website for more details: https://www.theridgewayprimary.net

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
452 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About The Ridgeway Primary School

Closing date: Applications will be considered upon receipt
Interview date: Flexible

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

Reading Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is the key to our success.

The Ridgeway Primary School is committed to inclusion and equity. We welcome talented applicants from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

School location

Hillbrow, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 8JD

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