This job expired on 23 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    23 September 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider part-time, term time
29.59 hours per week - Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 3.10 pm
Contract type
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
£19312 to £21748
Actual salary
£12813-£14430 dependent on experience

Job summary

5 days a week (8.30 am to 3.10 pm, 29.59 hours per week)
Start date: ASAP

St Dominic Savio is a great place to work! We are an “outstanding school” (Ofsted, February 2020) and are in the top 1% of all schools nationally for pupil outcomes.
"Staff are unanimously proud to work at the school and feel that leaders 'genuinely care' about their well-being." (Ofsted).

We believe in academic rigour and traditional values and our children behave impeccably. Our knowledge-rich curriculum was rated as “top notch” by Ofsted. Our school is very lucky to have excellent facilities and spacious grounds.

We are a family centred school and value the importance of flexible working patterns for staff. We are looking for an Early Years Foundation Stage practitioner to join our staff team. You will be involved in supporting our Foundation Stage children’s learning in the classroom and supporting their play at lunchtimes. This could be on a 1:1 or whole class basis.

We can offer you:
 Outstandingly well-behaved children
 Calm, ordered classrooms
 A warm, friendly and fun staff team
 Excellent opportunities for professional development, training and support

We will need you to:
 Have energy, enthusiam and good sense of humour
 Be able to work well as a team
 Have high expectations of all children’s academic learning
 Have a commitment to the school’s Catholic ethos and to raising standards
 Have strong literacy and numeracy skills
 Experience of dealing with children with SEND would be desirable

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. The CES application forms can be downloaded from our website:

Application deadline: Applications will be considered upon receipt and any interviews arranged at a mutually convenient time.

St Dominic Savio Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required.

Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth and Wokingham Borough Council

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
421 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number

About St Dominic Savio Catholic Primary School

A voluntary aided Catholic Primary School. Part of the Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth.

Arranging a visit to St Dominic Savio Catholic Primary School

Please telephone the school office - 0118 9693893

School location

Western Avenue, Woodley, Berkshire, RG5 3BH

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