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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    6 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 April 2024

Job details

Job role

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 9.30am to 2.30pm, 22.5 hours per week, Term time only

Contract type


Actual salary

£12,636 Per year

What skills and experience we're looking for

Part Time Care Support Assistant vacancies available at our school based in Tilehurst, Reading.

Working hours - 9.30am to 2.30pm, 22.5 hours per week, Term time only

The Care Support Assistant will support pupils across the school with personal care needs, administering medication, physio exercises, supporting classes at snack, lunch and breaktimes, including feeding.

For the Care Support Assistant role, experience of working in the care sector is preferred.

We are looking for people who are patient, caring, supportive, flexible, have a good sense of humour, enjoy using their initiative and working as part of a team.

Previous experience of working with children and young people with SEN is an advantage in both roles but not essential as full training will be provided. Successful candidates need to be physically fit.

The Avenue is a day school for pupils aged 2 – 19 with complex special needs including those with significant health needs and autism.

What the school offers its staff

To apply, please visit the vacancy page of our website www.avenue.reading.sch.uk and fill in the forms that you’ll find in the Support Assistant recruitment section.

All completed forms must be returned to recruitment@avenue.reading.sch.uk by the closing date.

For more information, please call Vanessa Carrick on 0118 214 5257

Closing date: 9.00am, Tuesday 7 May 2024

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer Safeguarding our pupils is our priority.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Avenue Special School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
204 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

The Avenue School Special Needs Academy is a day special school for boys and girls from the age of 2 – 19 with complex Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Arranging a visit to The Avenue Special School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@avenue.reading.sch.uk.

School location

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