12 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time, term time: Permanent position - Term time only - 30 Hours per week - Required September 2024

Contract type


Actual salary

£15,932 to £17,612 Per year

What skills and experience we're looking for

Permanent position - Term time only - 30 Hours per week - Required September 2024

Working as a Key Stage 2 Learning Support Assistant at EP Collier Primary School offers the opportunity to make a significant positive impact on pupils educational experiences and personal development. Your support can help create a nurturing and effective learning environment, contributing to the overall success and well-being of the students.

We are a lively, welcoming, and multicultural school with a strong, positive ethos. Our pupils receive an engaging and effective education, where each child is valued as an individual. We are seeking an enthusiastic, confident and dedicated individual to join our professional and friendly team.

The person we are looking for someone who can:

  • Demonstrate self-motivation, reliability, and enthusiasm as a team player.
  • Foster positive relationships with both children and colleagues.
  • Establish and sustain a purposeful, orderly, and supportive environment aligned with lesson plans, while also helping to create engaging displays and manage resources.
  • Work closely with teachers to plan and deliver effective lessons, offering feedback on pupil progress.

What We Offer:

  • A supportive and inclusive school community.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • A chance to make a real difference in the lives of our students.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme

What the school offers its staff

Application packs are available to download from our website: www.epcollier.reading.sch.uk or by emailing the school office: admin@epcollier.reading.sch.uk.

If you would like to arrange a visit, please contact the school by telephone or email admin@epcollier.reading.sch.uk. Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews arranged accordingly.

Closing date: Sunday 30th June 2024

Please do not send a CV, for the purposes of equal opportunities we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.

EP Collier aspires to be an actively anti-racist organisation. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural diversity and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity.

We encourage candidates who share our ambition to apply and we welcome applications from those with protected characteristics. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and staff childcare disclosure declaration.

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Apply for the job by following the link below

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About E P Collier Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
408 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

EP Collier is a successful school located close to the town centre. We are a vibrant, friendly, multicultural school with a strong, positive ethos. The children in our care benefit from an exciting and effective education where every child is valued as an individual. We are looking for an enthusiastic, confident and hardworking individual to join our professional and friendly team and encourage applications from all backgrounds to join our diverse community.

Arranging a visit to E P Collier Primary School

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

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