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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525 Per Year

Additional allowances

+ SEN Allowance = £2,539

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with Special Educational Needs (SEN)? Do you possess the skills and dedication to support and empower students with diverse learning abilities? If so, we invite you to join our dynamic and inclusive team as a SEN Teacher leading in our Alternative Resource Provision.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, imaginative and energetic class teacher to help support the needs of children with special educational needs, which include adverse childhood experiences, Autism, ADHD and speech, language and communication needs.You will be passionate about supporting children with Special Educational Needs and committed to providing them with the best educational support possible. You will be working in close partnership with our teachers, therapists, support staff and parents.

Our school is an amazing place to learn and has a strong and developing SEND team including skilled and specialist practitioners. We employ our own play therapists and Speech and Language Therapists and are looking to formalise our Alternative Resource Provision in this academic year.

Our children know exactly what they are looking for in a Teacher:

“Someone who listens and includes us all”

“Someone who doesn’t mind mistakes because that’s how we learn”

“Someone who tells us what we need to do next in order to improve”

“Someone who makes learning fun”

If you are a Teacher who is interested in joining a school that

  • will provide you with dedicated and skilled professionals who will support you
  • values and lives by our school motto of Aspire, Believe and Achieve
  • can give you real opportunities to grow professionally
  • makes a difference to a fantastic community

Then we would love to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

Want to know more? Please visit https://www.whitleyparkprimaryschool.co.uk to appreciate what we have to offer. If you would like to visit and see for yourself what our school is like, or would like to request an application pack please email Allison at admin@whitleypark.reading.sch.uk.

Closing date: Applications on Receipt

Interview date: TBC

Start date: September 2024

Whitley Park Primary and Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For the purposes of Equal Opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.

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.

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About Whitley Park Primary and Nursery School

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

Arranging a visit to Whitley Park Primary and Nursery School

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

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