This job expired on 20 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    11 October 2021

  • Application deadline

    20 September 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    16 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
34 hours per week, Term Time only plus 5 INSET days
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
19312
Actual salary
15,111

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and passionate Teaching Assistant to work at our Maiden Erlegh School in Reading. Day to day responsibilities will be varied but will include:
• Helping with homework club Monday – Thursday.
• Providing day to day classroom support to students, and assisting with pupil behaviour
• Committing to raising the aspirations and achievement of all our pupils
• Establishing good relationships and acting as a role model
• Encouraging students to engage in activities led by the teacher
• Helping to plan lessons by preparing materials and resources
Our ideal candidates will:
• Have highly effective communication skills (both written and verbal)
• Have the ability to recognise and manage challenging behaviour
• Work as part of a team or on your own initiative.
• Understand that punctuality is imperative
• Be a hard worker
• Want to and be part of a really supportive Inclusion team
The successful applicants will be energetic and enthusiastic and enjoy working with 11-16-year olds. You must be adaptable and willing to be involved in all aspects of school life, have a calm manner and good sense of humour and be able to work as part of team. You will share our inclusive values of “opportunity, diversity and success for all” and you will have a willingness to develop your own practice in line with our ethos of continuous improvement.
Maiden Erlegh School in Reading is an ambitious, over-subscribed 11-16 secondary school in an urban context which is as committed to the welfare of students and staff as it is our high quality education. Our school benefits from excellent, modern facilities and teaching spaces and we are very proud of our vibrant, diverse and engaging students who work hard and have high aspirations.

The school is part of Maiden Erlegh Trust which offers a range of career opportunities in our vibrant and successful schools. We have a proven track record of supporting ambitious staff to middle and senior leadership posts and our can offer Specialist Leader of Education and school improvement opportunities to the right candidates.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
Secondary
School size
891 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Maiden Erlegh School in Reading

Maiden Erlegh School in Reading is an ambitious, over-subscribed 11-16 secondary school in an urban context which is as committed to the welfare of students and staff as it is our high quality education. Our school benefits from excellent, modern facilities and teaching spaces and we are very proud of our vibrant, diverse and engaging students who work hard and have high aspirations.

We have a highly effective team of tenacious, optimistic and talented staff , supported by an experienced leadership team.

Professional development is a strength here, thanks to our Teaching School. We offer a flexible CPD programme which staff can tailor to their own needs which includes coaching and training for new entrants to the profession and to support career returners. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements including part-time working and job-sharing.

The school is a part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust which offers a range of career opportunities in our vibrant and successful schools. We have a proven track record of supporting ambitious staff to middle and senior leadership posts and our can offer Specialist Leader of Education and school improvement opportunities to the right candidates

Arranging a visit to Maiden Erlegh School in Reading

Visits to our school are welcomed, please email recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org. who can help organise this.

School location

81 Crescent Road, Reading, RG1 5SL

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