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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    16 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Bucks Pay Range 3 Point 16-20. Approximate gross salary £19,634 to £21,238 per annum (pro rata). FTE £23,152 to £25,043 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

As a Senior Teaching Assistant the successful candidate will work with the class teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lesson/work plans as appropriate. You will assist with the development and implementation of individual education and personal care plans, attending to personal hygiene needs and administering medicines. You will be required to lead whole classes during the teacher’s non-contact time and also during the short-term absence of the teacher. Comprehensive training is provided as appropriate to the role and continued professional development of our staff is encouraged. Please see job description for further details.

What the school offers its staff

Are you ready to extend your current knowledge and experience of working with children who have special educational and complex needs? Maybe you are wishing to advance your career and looking for pathways which may lead to teacher training? We are seeking to appoint a Senior Teaching Assistant to support the Teacher assisting in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources. There will be opportunities to lead whole class sessions during the teacher’s non-contact time and also during the short-term absence of the teacher. Enjoy the benefits of working within Buckinghamshire Council including financial rewards and discounts on purchases from local shops, cafes and restaurants, employer contribution pension scheme including life cover and a 24 hour free, confidential Employee Assistance Programme.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Vale Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide two satisfactory references, undertake pre-employment checks including a health check and have a cleared Enhanced Disclosure & Barring check. An online search (including social media) will be carried out for all shortlisted candidates as part of our recruitment process.
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About Booker Park Community School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 11
School size
226 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01296 427221

Booker Park School is a special school meeting the needs of primary age pupils with a range of complex needs. These may include moderate or severe learning difficulties, autism, physical and other sensory disabilities, and sometimes challenging behaviour as a consequence of these difficulties. We look for all our young people to be successful learners enabling them to achieve in a caring and supportive environment. Together we work to provide the best that we possibly can to support all their unique learning needs. Booker Park School is a member of the Vale Federation of Special Schools, together with the secondary school Stocklake Park, and its post-16 site Harding House.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@thevalefederation.com.

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