13 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    30 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,442- 22,848 FTE, experience dependent

Actual salary

Apx, £15,400-£15,700 equating to £12.67-£12.88/hr, experience dependent

Pay scale

Scale 2b-2c,Point 3-4, experience dependent

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will be

  • Patient, hardworking, caring, friendly, supportive and energetic
  • A dynamic thinker who can look ahead and anticipate, adapting to circumstances accordingly
  • Experienced in a Primary School or Early Years setting
  • Experienced in supporting children with SEN (desirable but not essential)
  • Willing to be creative and flexible
  • Experienced in a Primary School or Early Years setting
  • Experienced in supporting children with SEN (desirable but not essential)
  • Willing to be creative and flexible

What the school offers its staff

We will offer you:

  • A friendly, motivated and supportive working environment
  • Professional development and training
  • The opportunity to make a difference

Further details about the role

RIVERSIDE is a large primary school in Maidenhead, with a caring and hardworking team helping to drive continued success for our children and families. We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our highly effective and dedicated team to help and support our children to be happy learners. The role will involve supporting pupils with SEN.

Please apply as soon as possible. All applications will be considered on arrival, whilst advertised on school website.

Main Responsibilities for the TA role

  • Supporting pupils with special educational needs
  • Literacy and Numeracy support
  • Interacting with children through play-based and sensory-related activities
  • Providing a creative and stimulating learning environment

You will need to have experience of working with children aged 3-11 and be able to build a good rapport with our children and their families.

If you feel you would enjoy the opportunity and challenge that this role would offer, we would be delighted to hear from you.

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 Riverside Primary School and Nursery

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
397 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01628 621741

Welcome to Riverside Primary School and Nursery.
Everyone at Riverside, staff and Governors, strives to provide the highest standard of educational opportunities for our children. Our vision for Riverside is for EVERY CHILD TO BE A HAPPY LEARNER. We aim to provide the highest quality of teaching and extra-curricular activities. Our school values are: Strive for excellence, Do the right thing and Build relationships. Our vision and values underpin all aspects of school life.
The first-rate team of teachers and support staff act as role models, educating and nurturing each child to bring out their individual strengths and achievements and to enable them to become capable, caring and confident citizens of the future. To achieve our aims, we work closely with parents so that we understand the needs of your children and to address any concerns or anxieties that you may have.
We warmly invite you to come and visit us at Riverside School and to see for yourselves the range of experiences we can offer your child. I am pleased that you have visited our website and look forward to meeting some of you soon.
Richard Daniels

Arranging a visit to Riverside Primary School and Nursery

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email finance@riversideprimaryschool.org.uk.

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