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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    11 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

£14,239 - £14,761

Pay scale

WBC Grade C

Additional allowances

SEN allowance £959 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for enthusiastic, caring and flexible people with a positive and proactive approach to grow our team. You will be working with students 1 to 1 and in small groups to enable their access to learning.You will work in both our indoor and outdoor classrooms to support the pupils’ learning as directed by the class teacher.You will also be required to assist with the pupil’s personal needs.The ability to communicate effectively with pupils, parents and staff is essential.

This role is part time 0845-1515 Monday to Friday with 30 minutes unpaid lunchbreak.

What the school offers its staff

We are committed to supporting and developing our staff to reach their full potential and provide a variety of training and development opportunities.You will be joining a team of experienced people dedicated to helping our children.The post will give you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and thriving school community where you can make a tangible difference.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Castle School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that our recruitment and selection practices reflect this and are in line with KCSIE guidance. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal records self-disclosure form. Successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Baring Service checks along with other relevant checks including online searches to help identify any incidents and/or issues which may be relevant to their suitability.

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About The Castle School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
175 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number
01635 42976

The Castle School caters for children with a variety of complex learning difficulties from the ages of 3 to 19 offering a range of provision for different ages, stages and needs.

The Castle School is a very welcoming and open school with a caring and highly-specialised staff team who are committed to supporting the education of all our pupils and make our school a very special place. We pride ourselves on our warm, caring and supportive atmosphere; a place where children can flourish, learn, enjoy and be happy; a community where we value and embrace support from parents, professionals and friends.

Arranging a visit to The Castle School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@castle.w-berks.sch.uk.

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