16 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    4 September 2024

  • Closing date

    10 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 195 days – term time plus INSET days 32.5 hours per week or 16.25 hours

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary


Pay scale

Grade 3 Scale point 5-6

What skills and experience we're looking for

SEND Resource Base - Teaching Assistant (SEND)

Monday – Friday, 6.5 hours daily, between 8:30am – 4:00pm working hours to be agreed, (mornings or afternoons only will be considered.)

We wish to appoint a Teaching Assistant (SEND) to our team of Teaching Support Assistants at our new Resource Base for pupils with social communication needs. You will work alongside key children engaging them in their learning, 50% in the resource base, and 50% supporting their inclusion in mainstream school routines and classes.

Making a difference to the next generation of children requires determination, resilience, and energy but if you care enough to want to contribute positively to those who need our care the most we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for individuals who are...

  • Creative, flexible, resilient, and energetic.
  • Friendly and empathetic with a good sense of humour.
  • Able to show excellent interpersonal and reflective skills.
  • Experienced and/or trained in supporting children with social communication needs.
  • Reliable and hardworking.

What the school offers its staff

We offer at our Values Education Based School…

  • An inclusive, nurturing ethos.
  • A true commitment to staff well-being and professional development.
  • A supportive, friendly, and dedicated team.

Further details about the role

Please read the specific job description and required person specification, for each grade of post, before applying.

If you would have any questions regarding this post please contact Zahra Colwill via secretary@loddon.wokingham.sch.uk.

Closing date: June 10th 2024

Interviews: At a mutually agreed time in June 2024

The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Visas cannot be sponsored.

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.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to secretary@loddon.wokingham.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Loddon Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
603 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
0118 9261449

Loddon Primary School is a caring and supportive community where we provide a high-quality education for children between 2 - 11 years old. Through our values based approaches; we combine high expectations and a family atmosphere to develop each child's full potential both socially and academically.

Our children are at the heart of all that we do and our staff team work incredibly hard to help every child achieve the highest standards that they can during their time with us. We want our children to do their very best so that they are well prepared for the next stage of their education and the rapidly changing world beyond. We are proud of the excellent teaching, care and guidance that we offer.

Loddon Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, governors, parents and visitors to the school to share this commitment.

Arranging a visit to Loddon Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email secretary@loddon.wokingham.sch.uk.

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