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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    17 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 November 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Required from January 2024 - 37 Hours per week - Term time only + 5 Inset days - Permanent

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,246 to £24,636 Per year

What skills and experience we're looking for

Required from January 2024 - 37 Hours per week - Term time only + 5 Inset days - Permanent

We currently have a vacancy for an inspirational SEN Practitioner to support our Maple & Willow Team at Oxford Road Community School.

Our Maple Classroom provides a tailored classroom approach for children, delivering personalised provision beyond the Early Years. Our Willow Classroom provides long-term specialist support for children within our school with complex needs relating to communication and interaction.

We are looking for someone committed, enthusiastic and flexible, who has a passion for working with children with SEND and wants to work in partnership with our SEN Teacher to plan and deliver learning within our specialist classrooms.

The successful candidate should have:

  • Good organisational skills, as well as flexibility and a sense of humour.
  • The ability to plan, prepare and deliver learning activities for individuals, groups and whole classes within a specialist SEN classroom.
  • The ability to develop positive and caring relationships and to support a child with specific learning difficulties
  • An active interest in all aspects of SEN & curriculum development and keep abreast of changes in guidelines.
  • A positive person who can work as part of a dedicated team
  • Able to offer commitment to the life of our school community

We wish to make an appointment as soon as possible and will consider applications upon receipt, therefore candidates are encouraged to apply straight away.

What the school offers its staff

For more information on the role or if you wish to apply visit the Oxford Road Community School website https://oxfordroad.reading.sch.uk or email recruitment@oxfordroad.reading.sch.uk or call 0118 937 5511

Your employment is with the Wilson/Oxford Road Federation and will initially be based at Oxford Road Community School, but you may be required to travel during the course of your work. You may be required to work at any other location within the Federation and you will receive 4 weeks minimum notice of any change to your location of work.

Please do not send a CV. For the purposes of Equal Opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position requires an enhanced DBS check. This post is exempt from section 4(2) of the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

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About Oxford Road Community School

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

Arranging a visit to Oxford Road Community School

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

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