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Primary Teaching Assistant

Job description

Are you supportive and encouraging?

Are you looking to support children with additional needs?

Are you able to work well in stressful situations?

A special educational needs school in Wokingham are currently looking to expand their team of teaching assistants within their Primary department. They will be looking to appoint someone for after the February half term on a full time basis. Pupils at the school have a variety of additional needs including Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Conduct Disorder and Depression.

The school offers a feeling of safety, confidence and enjoyment within their school environment and looks to nurture happiness. Staff place young people at the heart of everything that the school does and you will be expected to commit to these values and support and encourage pupils to get the best from themselves.

The school can offer:

  • Beautiful grounds and a stimulating learning environment
  • A feeling of safety, confidence and enjoyment in the school
  • An experienced staff team who will support you in your role
  • Additional training throughout the school year

The successful candidate will be:

  • Supportive and encouraging
  • Able to give pupils confidence to believe their own potential and achieve their goals
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Able to work well in stressful situations

Experience within a school or care setting would be an advantage but is not essential. The right personality and attitude is most important to the school as some of the pupils come from quite broken homes.

To apply, please send your CV to me or call 0118 327 1595 for further information – I look forward to hearing from you!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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