6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 32.5 hours per week Monday – Friday, 8:30am-3.30pm (6.5 hours per day)

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

Associate 2.1 - £16,732 actual salary (£21,544 FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Wheatfield Primary School is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and positive Teaching Assistant.

Your opportunity

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who will work as a SEND focused Teaching Assistant, working alongside our SENDCo and Nurture Assistant, to provide support to identified children each day from 8.30am-3.30pm. They will join a very hard working and dedicated team of teachers and support staff, who focus on improving outcomes for the pupils in their care.

What we are looking for

  • A dedicated practitioner with experience of supporting children with SEND
  • Someone with high expectations who is committed to raising the achievement of all children
  • The ability to use a variety of strategies to engage and support children in their learning
  • An excellent role model to children, colleagues and parents, exemplifying our core principle of kindness
  • A positive professional actively supportive of the ethos, vision and values of the school
  • Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information and before applying.

What the school offers its staff

About Wheatfield Primary School

Wheatfield Primary School continues to be a good school rated by OFSTED in a recent inspection. We are a one-form entry in Wokingham, Berkshire. Learning and teaching is at the heart of everything that we do. We aim to inspire and engage pupils who will then go on to fulfil and exceed their potential. We pride ourselves in being a small school where all children are known, valued and have their individual needs recognised and met. We grow and learn together each year and our children are integral to the development of the school, its curriculum and learning environment. We encourage children to:

  • Be confident
  • Be respectful
  • Be adventurous, brave and true
  • Be positive
  • Be happy and
  • Do the best that you can do

With an engaged and active community, this is an exciting time to join our school.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  • Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

  • Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Career pathways and talent management
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Start Date: ASAP

Hours: 32.5 hours per week Monday – Friday, 8:30am-3.30pm (6.5 hours per day)

Salary: Associate 2.1 - £16,732 actual salary (£21,544 FTE)

Closing Date for applications: Applications considered on receipt

Interview date: To be agreed with shortlisted candidates

Commitment to safeguarding

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Applying for the job

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About Wheatfield Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
211 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0118 989 6950

At Wheatfield Primary School, relationships between staff and pupils are excellent, characterised by mutual respect and high expectations of everyone in our community. The School offers a vibrant, broad and balanced curriculum and we work hard to meet the needs of all our pupils. This positive culture permeates all aspects of school life and the promotion of learning, through the full range of teaching approaches, takes account of the needs of all learners.
The school is a one-form entry UNICEF Rights Respecting School. We are located in an exceptionally well-resourced building, purpose built for the children aged 4 to 11 years. We pride ourselves in being a small school where all children are known, valued and have their individual needs recognised and met.

Arranging a visit to Wheatfield Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email k.sullivan@glfschools.org.

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