27 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 June 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£16,232.00 - £17,061.00 Annually (Actual)

Learning Support Assistant job summary

Evendons Primary School is a positive and progressive school, graded Outstanding by OFSTED in all areas. We are part of the Bellevue Place Education Trust (BPET), a family of high-performing primary schools across London and Berkshire. We have a clear vision to deliver the highest standards of education, blended from the best of the state and independent sectors. We strive for all children to Learn, Enjoy, Succeed. As a member of Belle Vue Place Education Trust, the successful applicant will have access to high quality professional development, leadership training and career progression.

Evendons is an inclusive and diverse school, with the children at the heart of everything we do. Our emphasis is on personalised learning, with support when needed and challenges when appropriate, for all pupils, in every lesson. We have highly qualified, experienced and dedicated staff who ensure that learning is adapted to children’s individual needs, and we are seeking a talented candidate to support them in this task.


As Wokingham’s first STEM primary school, the thematic curriculum at Evendons is inspiring for staff and children. Music and outdoor learning is a key part of the ethos as well as the school’s motto of Kindness Matters. With an exciting outdoor area, the latest technology in the classrooms and a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths our aim is to create a nurturing environment which will inspire the children to flourish in their learning and development.

Evendons was graded Outstanding in our March 2024 Ofsted inspection:


“Exceptionally high standards of behaviour are clearly evident. Right from Reception, pupils are taught that kindness matters. They show appreciation and respect for their teachers and each other. Pupils are highly motivated and focus intently on their learning. They behave calmly in the playground, enjoying games with friends, drawing or reading independently.”

We are looking for candidates who:

  • ideally have prior experience of working with children as a Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant or an interest in starting a career in education;
  • have experience working with SEN children;
  • are passionate about supporting the teaching and learning of young people;
  • have the desire to ensure that all children secure the highest possible levels of progress and attainment;
  • have the ability to work creatively and sensitively with children;
  • are able to relate well to and communicate well with children and adults.

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary with recruitment and retention awards
  • The choice of three pension schemes
  • Access to Education Support, confidential support 24/7
  • CPD opportunities to support your future development
  • Annual all staff conference
  • Annual all staff celebration event
  • The opportunity to work within any one of our schools if you wish to embark for a new challenges
  • BPET Stakeholder pension

We would be delighted if you would join us in delivering our exciting vision for the benefit of the pupils we serve.

Salary: £16,232 to £17,061 per annum (£23,304 to £24,494 FTE)

Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 3.30pm, 30 hours per week

Contract: This is a fixed term position from September 2024 to August 2025 with potential to extend / become permanent.

Start Date: September 2024

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Evendons and BPET are committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Evendons and BPET are committed to being equal opportunities employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion or belief, colour, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, nationality, ethnic or national origin. All recruitment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Commitment to safeguarding

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check. Evendons 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. We reserve the right to close applications at any point before the published closing date should a suitable candidate be identified.

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About Evendons Primary School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
392 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

We are Wokingham’s first STEM primary school. The thematic curriculum at Evendons is inspiring for staff and children. Music and outdoor learning is a key part of the ethos as well as the school’s motto of Kindness Matters.

With an exciting outdoor area, the latest technology in the classrooms and a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths our aim is to create a nurturing environment which will inspire the children to flourish in their learning and development.

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