Teaching Assistants

Level 2;  2 roles available. Based at Park Lane Primary School.
From September 2019. Grade/Salary: RG3 SCP 5–11 (from £9.74 per hour).
Term-time only, 1:1 Role Part-time: 25 hrs per week, Monday to Friday.
Teaching Assistant Class Role Part-Time: 20 hrs per week, Monday to Friday.
Permanent Contract (6 months probationary period).
(Successful candidates will normally start at the first point of the grade
to which they are appointed).
Closing date: noon, Wednesday 26 June 2019.

The Governors of the Federation of Moorlands and Park Lane Primary Schools wish to appoint a 1:1 Teaching Assistant AND a class teaching assistant to be based at Park Lane Primary School. The successful applicant may be required to work at other sites within the Federation.

We are looking for people who:

  • have experience working alongside children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) (1:1 role)
  • have experience of working with children on the Autistic spectrum (1:1 role)
  • have experience supporting children with Speech and Language needs (1:1 role)
  • are passionate about children’s learning and every child achieving their full potential
  • have lots of energy, enthusiasm and patience
  • are flexible and can work well within a team
  • have a sense of humour
  • • teaching assistant NVQ an advantage
  • have a good standard of literacy, numeracy and ICT skills to GCSE/NVQ standard

We can offer:

  • friendly and enthusiastic children who want to learn
  • a caring, happy school with a clear vision for our continued improvement
  • experienced, committed, friendly and supportive colleagues
  • high expectations of children’s achievement and behaviour 

The post holder will be required to work with individual children and groups of children, to support the class teacher and to contribute towards the evaluation and modification of work programmes as required. The successful candidate will be a good communicator.

For an applicant pack please email admin@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.

Please contact the school for further information. Visits to our school are welcomed. Please contact Emma Hollands/Sarah Passby at admin@parklane.reading.sch.uk or call 0118 937 5515 to arrange.

Closing date for all applicants: 12 Noon, Wednesday 26th June 2019.
Interview date: Tuesday 2nd July 2019.

If you have not heard from us by Friday 28th June 2019, please presume that on this occasion you have not been successful.

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. We will process personal data and sensitive personal data (also known as ‘special categories of personal data’) and criminal records data relating to you in accordance with our Data protection policy and in accordance with data protection laws.

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Park Lane Primary School
55 School Road, Tilehurst, Reading RG31 5AS • Tel 0118 901 5515

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