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  • Job start date

    2 January 2024

  • Closing date

    31 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 28.83 hours per week, term time only.

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 4, SCP 7. Fulltime £24,294. Actual £15,827,98

What skills and experience we're looking for

Great Hollands Primary School is seeking an exceptional person to join our inspirational team. We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our friendly, high-performing team of educational professionals.

A proud member of the Maiden Erlegh Trust, Great Hollands Primary School is a high-achieving primary school situated in Bracknell-Forest, Berkshire.

We are looking for the following skills and qualifications:

NVQ Level 2 / CACHE Level 2 Certificate or equivalent

NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in English and Maths

  • Good problem-solving skills; being able to adapt skilfully to ensure the very best support and guidance is provided.
  • A positive and ‘can do’ attitude, who remains calm under pressure; with belief in growth mindsets for themselves and others.
  • Limitless patience and empathy; being able to communicate clearly and build a trusting relationship with the children you are supporting.
  • Highly organised and adaptable; with and a commitment to ensuring your actions meet the schools high-standards and help us meet our strategic goals.

The successful candidate will be hard working and committed, and will be able to inspire, motivate and encourage children at all levels. Your role will be to work with individuals and small groups, and we offer opportunities to take on more responsibility for those who wish to progress further.

What the school offers its staff

Staff wellbeing is a key focus of our school, we recognise that the job can be tough at times, but we also value the rewards it brings. We are looking for a team player who can support both the children in their care and the colleagues with whom they will be working with.

The successful applicant will have the exciting opportunity to work within one of the highest performing teams in education. Our pupil results place us in the top 1% of all schools in England, and we are proud of the rich educational experience we offer here. Would you like the chance to be part of this success?

Our refurbished, well-equipped school, in a spacious and stylish environment, offers a calm and purposeful working atmosphere. Our staff are dedicated to do the very best for all our pupils, regardless of any additional needs or various backgrounds. Do you have the desire and talent to become part of our team?

If you feel you have what it takes and are ready to join our passionate team who love working here, then we look forward to hearing from you. Please apply now!

To learn more about our school, visit our website www.greathollandsprimary.co.uk

Maiden Erlegh Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and staff. We are also committed to being ambitious for all and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check.

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.

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About Great Hollands Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
282 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Two form entry primary school in Bracknell Forest.

School location

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