ELSA/Teaching Assistant 

Based at Park Lane Junior School

RG3, SCP 5–11; £9.74 an hour. Part time: 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Term time only.  Permanent contract (6 months probationary period).
Required for September 2020. Successful candidates will normally start at the first point of the grade to which they are appointed.


We are looking to appoint an ELSA/Teaching Assistant to join our friendlyand dedicated staff team. The post holder will be required to work independently with groups of challenging pupils and to support the class teacher to contribute towards the design, evaluation and modification of work programmes as required. 

We are looking for someone who:

  • has experience of working with children within a school setting 
  • is competent at using and learning a variety of technology
  • is willing to complete further training 
  • has experience and training working with challenging children (this is desirable, but not essential for the right candidate)
  • will be a good communicator
  • is passionate about children’s learning and every child achieving their full potential
  • is able to adapt and respond to the developing needs of a child and can work well within a team.

We can offer:

  • a caring, happy school with a clear vision for all of our children’s education
  • high expectations of children’s achievement and behaviour
  • experienced, committed and supportive colleagues.

For an applicant pack please email bursar@parklane.reading.sch.uk or call 0118 937 5515. Please do not send a CV. For the purposes of Equal Opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms. 

Unfortunately due to Covid 19, visits to our school are not possible at the moment, but if you would like to arrange an informal chat with the Executive Head Teacher please call Nicola Browne on 0118 9375505 or email head@parklane.reading.sch.uk

Closing date: We reserve the right to consider applications upon receipt.
Interview date: We will interview upon receipt of successful applications.
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed via video conferencing.

Federation of Moorlands and Park Lane Primary Schools
Executive Headteacher: Mrs Nicola Browne

Park Lane Primary School
School Road, Tilehurst, Reading RG31 5BD
T: (Juniors) 0118 937 5515
admin@parklane.reading.sch.uk  


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be sought from the successful candidate. 

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Federation of Moorlands and Park Lane Primary Schools
55 School Road
Tilehurst
Reading
Berkshire
RG31 5AS
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Park Lane Primary School
55 School Road, Tilehurst, Reading RG31 5AS • Tel 0118 901 5515

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