2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 31.25 Hours per week, Term time only, Starting September 2024

Contract type


Actual salary

£16,350 Per year

What skills and experience we're looking for

31.25 Hours per week, Term time only, Starting September 2024

Are you a Teaching Assistant who is looking to learn and develop? Whitley Park Primary and Nursery School may be exactly what you’re looking for!

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant with SEND experience to help support the needs of children with Education and Health Care Plans. This role includes supporting the medical needs of pupils, including care plans for named children. Experience of supporting pupils with medical needs would be an advantage, however full training will be provided, e.g. diabetes training

Our school is an amazing place to learn and has a strong and developing SEND team including skilled and specialist practitioners.

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

“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 Teaching Assistant 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 our website to appreciate what we have to offer - http://www.whitleyparkprimaryschool.co.uk

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 Dench (School Business Manager) at admin@whitleypark.reading.sch.uk.

Closing date: Sunday 14th July 2024

Interview date: To be arranged

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.

Applying for the job

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Apply for the job by following the link below

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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
571 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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