2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    11 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 30 hours per week Monday to Friday 8.45am to 3.15pm. Term time only plus INSET days (39 weeks)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Bucks Pay Range 1 Point 6-10. Approximate gross salary £13,956 to £14,593 (pro rata 39 weeks). FTE (52 weeks) £20,297 to £21,223 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Resilience, common sense and a commitment to working as part of a team will make you an ideal candidate for this role. We are looking for people who have an appreciation of the positive attitudes needed to encourage independence in our pupils. You will be able to communicate with all members of our school community liaising with other professionals in order to carry out recommendations required. A good working knowledge of ICT to be able to effectively support learning and a commitment to training is expected. Please see candidate pack for further details.

What the school offers its staff

Do you enjoy working with children who have special educational needs? We are seeking to appoint teaching assistants to work with all the pupils in our care at Booker Park School. Working as part of a team you will provide the support enabling all of our pupils to achieve the greatest possible level of independence and inclusion. 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. For those wishing to advance their career, there are pathways which may lead onto teacher training. Don't delay! Interviews will be arranged upon receipt of applications from suitable candidates.

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@thevalefederation.com

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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

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.

Arranging a visit to Booker Park Community School

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

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