Teaching Assistants
and
Special Needs Teaching Assistants

Term time + inset days.
Vacancies include: Full time 8.45–3.15pm 26.25 hrs; Mornings with lunchtimes (21.25 hrs / week)
and Afternoons with lunchtimes (17.5 hrs / week).
FTE £18,065–18,426.
Actual salary starting FT £11,354, Morning/lunch £9,191, Afternoon/lunch £5,371 Grade 3).


At Highwood we not only promote academic and sporting excellence but we also place a huge emphasis on teaching children the skills they need to become effective learners. The learning behaviours we promote are Perseverance, Teamwork, Curiosity, Creativity, Reflection and Independence. We strongly believe that if our children continually develop these skills alongside making academic progress, then we have been successful in preparing them for our ever-changing world

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic special needs assistants with experience of working with children who need additional support to achieve basic skills. The post holders must be well motivated and used to working autonomously.

The roles will involve supporting children with a range of additional needs, but primarily working with children who have a diagnosis of Autism. These positions would suit an experienced special needs assistant who enjoys the challenge of working with children and delivering a personalised programme of learning.

It is also essential that you would have good communication skills to support the parents of the child and to work within the classroom team. This is a challenging role, which would suit a calm, consistent support assistant. Experience of Intensive Interaction, PECS and Objects of Reference would be preferable, but not essential.

If applying for either of the part time roles, please note that Lunch Times is an integral part of the role and is not subject to change. 

For more details click the Vacancies tab on the school’s website and make sure you follow us on Twitter to find out about future employment opportunities

To find out more about our school please visit www.Highwood.wokingham.sch.uk.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Further details and an application pack can be obtained from Mrs Cindy Edwards, School Business Manager, please telephone to discuss the positions and request an information pack on 01189 265493. Applications will be shortlisted on receipt, and you may be contacted for an interview. References will be applied for before interview.

@Highwoodjobs

Tel: 0118 926 5493
Email: admin@highwood.wokingham.sch.uk
www.highwood.wokingham.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 DBS will be sought from the successful candidate

Highwood Primary School

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Highwood Primary School
Fairwater Drive
Woodley
Reading
Berkshire
RG5 3JE

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