Park Lane Primary School

Teaching Assistant Level 2, Tilehurst

Location: Tilehurst RG31 5BD

Salary: RG3 SCP 5-11 (from £10.01 per hour) (successful candidates will normally start at the first point of the grade to which they are appointed)

Working Pattern: From January 2021 • Term-time only, Part-time: 21 per week, Monday to Friday • Permanent Contract (6 months probationary period)

Closing date: 2 December 2020


The Governors of the Federation of Moorlands and Park Lane Primary Schools wish to appoint a 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 someone who:
• has experience of working with children within a school setting
• is passionate about children’s learning and every child achieving their full potential
• has lots of energy, enthusiasm and patience
• is flexible and can work well within a team
• has a sense of humour
• teaching assistant NVQ an advantage
• has 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 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.

Unfortunately due to Covid 19, visits to our school are not possible at the moment.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed via video conferencing.

Closing date for all applicants: 12 Noon Wednesday 2 December 2020.

Interview date: Tuesday 8 December 2020

If you have not heard from us by Friday 27 November, please presume that on this occasion you have not been successful.

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.

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.

Park Lane Primary School
School Road, Tilehurst, Reading RG31 5BD
Tel: 0118 937 5515
Headteacher: Mrs Nicola Browne