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  • Job start date

    1 September 2022

  • Closing date

    16 July 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,100 to £19,650 Per Year

Actual salary

£14,028 to £14,432 Per Year

SEN Teaching Assistant - English Martyrs Catholic Primary School job summary

Required September 2022
 Monday to Friday, Term time only
Hours 8.30am - 3.30pm - 32.5 hours per week

30 minute unpaid lunch

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

 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 and/or pre-school children would be an advantage, though not essential. We are very proud of our welcoming and inclusive school and we would love to show you around.

We are an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ school (inspection July 2018). We have two classes per year group from Reception to Year 6, as well as a Nursery (term time only) for 3 year olds. 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 and those with behaviour issues in particular
  • Have a good standard of spoken and written English

Our offer:

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

Please email or call for an appointment to visit. 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. The successful candidate will be required to take an enhanced DBS disclosure. 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
435 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.

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