14 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time, term time: Required for September 2024 - 32.5 Hours per week - Term time only

Contract type


Actual salary

£17,259 to £19,080 Per year

What skills and experience we're looking for

Required for September 2024 - 32.5 Hours per week - Term time only

We are a happy, nurturing and ambitious school community.

We are seeking energetic and dedicated people who enjoy supporting children to join our dynamic team working within the mainstream classroom setting and our specialist additional resourced base.

The successful candidates will:

  • Havea good standard of written and spoken English
  • Be motivated and enjoy working as part of a team
  • Be resilient, flexible and proactive

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide tailored support under the guidance of our experienced Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo).
  • Work as part of a dynamic team to facilitate an inclusive learning environment.
  • Assist with personal care needs ensuring the dignity and respect of all students.
  • Implement customised learning activities and monitor student progress.
  • Contribute to the development of support plans that cater to individual student needs.

What We Offer:

  • The chance to work in the classroom/newly formed resource bases.
  • Comprehensive training and continuous professional development to enhance your skills and expertise in special education.
  • A supportive work environment where collaboration and professional growth are encouraged.


  • Experience in an educational setting is advantageous but not essential
  • A good standard of written and spoken English
  • A commitment to inclusive education and the welfare of children.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently.

What the school offers its staff

Visits to the school are warmly invited. Completed applications should be submitted to Alice de Croos, Business Manager bursar@alfredsutton.reading.sch.uk

Application packs can be downloaded via the school websites www.alfredsuttonschool.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 3rd June. Interviews will be arranged w/c 10th June 2024.

Alfred Sutton Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check

Commitment to safeguarding

Alfred Sutton 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 Criminal Records Disclosure will be sought from the successful candidate.

Applying for the job

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About Alfred Sutton Primary School

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

We are dedicated to providing an outstanding creative curriculum offer in our richly diverse and vibrant over-subscribed three form entry school. Teachers have the opportunity to plan as a team and engage in a range of CPD opportunities which supports our well-developed curriculum and enables children to thrive.

We pride ourselves on our highly supportive, flexible culture: our friendly supportive staff foster a strong sense of community. Our intent, ‘Happy together. Achieving together.’ truly scaffolds everything we do.

Arranging a visit to Alfred Sutton Primary School

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

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