Kennet Valley Primary School

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Specialist Teaching Assistants x 2


We would like to appoint 2 Specialist Teaching Assistants to work in our new SEMH/Autism unit.

School hours 8.30 am to 3.35 pm with 30 mins for lunch, 5 days a week. This post is term-time only to start 4 September 2024.

Our school is a positive place for both children and adults - where enjoyment of learning underpins all we do.

Personal attributes

If you are someone who:

  • is keen to help children succeed with learning
  • is prepared to work 1:1 with pupils with Special Educational Needs
  • is able to use their own initiative with tasks when required
  • has a good level of competency with reading, writing and maths, as well as use a computer for a range of tasks
  • wants to extend their own skills
  • has a friendly open nature, who considers the needs of others within the team and is always willing to help
  • has some experience of working in a school environment
  • ... then we would very much like to hear from you!

The new unit will cater from small classes of children with Autism/Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. You will work closely with teachers and the Unit Lead whilst still being part of the Kennet Valley Team.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, at the end of the day, by appointment. Please contact the office to make an appointment or request and application pack.

Salary & Benefits

Salary Grade E


Kennet Valley Primary School
Carter's Rise
West Berkshire
RG31 7YT

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Deadline and how to apply


Applications considered on receipt.

Equal opportunities


 Kennet Valley Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment and is in line with the guidance in KCSIE. All shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal records self-disclosure form. Successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks including online searches. We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery.