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  • Job start date

    4 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 27.5 hours a week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale

Scale 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated, supportive and hard-working team. The post involves working closely with the whole teaching team to provide high quality support to individuals and groups of pupils whilst promoting independence. Applicants must be willing to support individual children with learning needs if required.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is able to articulate and demonstrate support for teaching and learning.
  • has an understanding of therapeutic approaches for children who have experienced early life trauma.
  • is able to demonstrate a knowledge of or be willing to learn inclusion strategies to support children with SEND.
  • is able to demonstrate an ability to engage learners in a variety of ways and has the ability to move pupils’ learning forward.
  • able to communicate well with the whole school community, and be able to work as part of a team to make lessons and lunchtimes a valuable and enjoyable educational experience.
  • is motivated, enthusiastic, reflective and committed to professional development.
  • has sound literacy and numeracy skills.

What the school offers its staff

We will offer:

  • a team of practitioners who are striving and committed to providing the highest standard of provision and teaching for all.
  • a positive and stimulating working environment with opportunities for on-going training and professional development.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS Disclosure Procedures.

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About Bearwood Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
292 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0118 978 4628

Bearwood Primary School was originally built in 1847, with the original building being Grade II listed. Its history is linked with the Walter family of Bearwood House. We have a well-equipped and resourced building, spacious grounds and a dedicated, knowledgeable and hardworking team of staff whose aim is to do the best for each child.

We are a 1.5 form-entry maintained local authority school, with children from Foundation Stage (age 3) right through to Year 6 (age 11). We are a GOOD school on our journey to becoming Outstanding.

We aim to be an outstanding, values based school at the heart of our culturally diverse community striving for excellence enabling our children to be independent learners and to achieve their highest potential in all areas of the curriculum. Everyone is a learner and every experience is a learning opportunity.

Arranging a visit to Bearwood Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email personnel@bearwood-pri.wokingham.sch.uk.

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