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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    14 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 January 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 25 hours per week - 8.30am to 1.30pm Monday to Friday 31.25 hours per week - 8.30am to 3.15pm Monday to Friday Term time only / fixed term to July 2024 with possibility of extension

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed until 31/08/2024

Actual salary

£13,059 to £16,323 Per year

What skills and experience we're looking for

We currently have two vacancies for SEN (Special Educational Needs) Teaching Assistants, to join our committed and highly professional team, working with children with significant needs.

25 hours per week - 8.30am to 1.30pm Monday to Friday

31.25 hours per week - 8.30am to 3.15pm Monday to Friday

Term time only / fixed term to July 2024 with possibility of extension

We are looking to appoint a caring team player, with a flexible attitude who is able to respond to the needs of the child. Training will be given and you will be supported by a dedicated SEN team.

Experience of working with children on the Autistic spectrum would be an advantage, though not essential. We have two classes per year group from Reception to Year 6, as well as a Nursery (term time only).

Our school community is wonderfully and richly diverse with families from all over the world, of all faiths and none.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a sound working knowledge of supporting young children’s learning
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills with team members and parents
  • Have previous experience of working with young children
  • Have a good standard of spoken and written English

Our offer:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme (Berkshire Pensions)
  • 5, 10 and 20 year service awards

We are very proud of our welcoming and inclusive school and we would love to show you around. Please email or call for an appointment to visit.

What the school offers its staff

For further information, please visit our website where you can download the application form: https://www.englishmartyrs.reading.sch.uk alternatively, please email: sbm@englishmartyrs.reading.sch.uk or call the school 0118 937 5466

Applications will be considered upon receipt and interviews arranged accordingly

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This role requires an enhanced DBS check and we will conduct a social media search for successful candidates. CVs will not be accepted; please request an application pack via the above email or download one from our website. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About English Martyrs' Catholic Primary School

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

We are an inclusive and welcoming school set in lovely wooded grounds on the western side of Reading. We have two classes per year group as well as a nursery class.
OFSTED told us in July 2019 that we are a good school with "a passion and a determination to provide the best possible education for the children in your care."
They also said that "pupils love their welcoming school and say that it is easy to make friends at English Martyrs. They say that they feel safe in school and know who to talk to if they have any worries."

We welcome enquiries and would love to meet you for a chat and a tour of the school.

Arranging a visit to English Martyrs' Catholic Primary School

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

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