This job expired on 19 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    19 September 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
0850 - 1515 Monday to Friday including 50 minute unpaid lunch break. This is a term time only role
Contract type
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
£17,842 - £18,562
Actual salary
£11,367 - £11,826

Job summary

We are looking to recruit talented, motivational and inspiring individuals to provide teachers and the SEN team with practical support. You will work either individually or with small groups of children to promote positive learning and behaviour.

A passion and interest in supporting all children in a school setting is essential. This is an immensely rewarding role in its own right but also provides good experience for anyone considering training as a teacher.

More information about the post and the school can be found on our web site or by contacting Mrs C Clark, HR Manager on 01635 270000 or Please submit your application to by Sunday 19 September 2021.

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1300 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About The Downs School

The Downs School, a Foundation, 11-18 comprehensive school, is a successful, oversubscribed and popular school serving the Downs area of West Berkshire. The roll is nearly 1300 with a well-established sixth form. Results at all levels are consistently above national averages and Ofsted described our students as having ‘excellent personal and social skills’ who ‘achieve well academically’.

School location

Manor Crescent, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 6AD

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