13 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    3 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £22,737 - £23,500

Pay scale

C3 - C5

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require an enthusiastic, forward thinking and dedicated Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly team of LSAs. The ability to support Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) department is preferred. We are looking for LSAs with flexibility, a keen interest or qualification in learning support and the desire to contribute to our school’s community.

What the school offers its staff

As a Teaching School we can offer the successful candidate excellent support and professional development.

The Willink is a successful and oversubscribed school with a strong international ethos, listed in the top ten non-selective schools in Berkshire in 2019. The school has 1250 students on roll including 220 in the Sixth Form, and is situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting south west of Reading.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk


Further details about the role

Pro rate salary is £13,482.22 - £13,934.65

For further information please visit the school website or contact Mrs Kim Paonessa, HR Administrator, hr@willink.w-berks.sch.uk ,Tel 0118 983 2030. For an informal conversation contact Mrs Jo Harbidge, jharbidge@willink.w-berks.sch.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday 3rd May 2024 and applications will be reviewed on receipt. Early application is advised as we hold the right to close the application process early if a suitable applicant applies and is appointed.

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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About The Willink School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1250 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0118 983 2030

The Willink is a successful and oversubscribed school with a strong international ethos, listed in the top ten non-selective schools in Berkshire in 2019. The school has 1250 students on roll including 220 in the Sixth Form, and is situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting south west of Reading.

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