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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant
  • Pastoral, health and welfare

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, term time: This post is Term time only and you will work 37 Hours per week. This is a permanent contract to start on 4 September 2024.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,567 to £28,774 Per year

What skills and experience we're looking for

We would like to appoint Family School Support Worker to work in our new SEMH/Autism unit.

This post is Term time only and you will work 37 Hours per week. This is a permanent contract to start on 4 September 2024.

You will work as part of a whole school team to support the needs of students and their families to improve outcomes for all; ensuring that needs are identified as part of early intervention and making the appropriate referrals.

If you are someone who:

  • is keen to support families to engage with support services inside and outside of school
  • wants to work directly with parents/ carers of individual children, providing advice, information, and practical and emotional support to work as part of a multi-professional teams
  • will encourage parents’ participation in the education of their children in the school and its activities
  • will contribute to the development and implementation of initiatives within the school that support positive engagement
  • encourage links between schools and the community
  • has a friendly open nature, who considers the needs of others within the team and is always willing to help
  • has some experience of working in a school environment

…then we would very much like to hear from you!

The new unit will cater for small classes of children with Autism/Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. You will work closely with teachers and the Unit Lead whilst still being part of the Kennet Valley Team.

What the school offers its staff

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, at the end of the day, by appointment. Please contact the office to make an appointment or request an application pack.

Visit the school website for more information - https://www.kennetvalley.w-berks.sch.uk or email office@kennetvalley.w-berks.sch.uk or call 0118 941 4410

Closing date and shortlisting: Monday 8th July 2024 at 12pm

Interviews: Thursday 11th July 2024

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is integral to effective management in our school. This school is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks where appropriate along with other relevant employment checks including online searches.

We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery.

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 Kennet Valley Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
193 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to Kennet Valley Primary School

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

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