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Teaching Assistant

College Town Primary School
£9.67 to £10.25 (2020 pay rise pending)
College Town Primary School
Working Pattern:
Term Time
27.5hrs hours per week. 5.5hrs a day Monday to Friday term time only.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
17/08/2020 at 09:00
College Town Primary School

We are looking for a temporary Teaching Assistant to work in KS2 from September 2020 until August 2021.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Enjoy working with children and who like and respect all children
  • Are able to establish and maintain high expectations by developing clear boundaries reinforced through a firm and caring approach
  • Are competent in English and Maths
  • Want to join a friendly professional team who work together to improve the learning outcomes for every child in our school  
  • Have the attitude and ability to ensure that their contribution will make a positive impact on the learning opportunities for our pupils

If this is you then we would welcome your application. Please see the attached job description and person specification for more information and qualifications required for the role.

The position is for 27.5 hours a week, working 8.45am to 2.45pm (or similar) Monday to Friday with a half hour lunch break, term time only.

Contract start is September 2020 and end date is August 2021.

Closing Date for Applications is Monday 17th August 2020, with interviews to be held over the following two weeks. However we reserve the right to close the advert early and applications and interviews will be held on receipt of suitable applications, therefore early application is advised.

If you need any further information please email the school at secretary@collegetownprimary.com

College Town Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff employed in the school must be aware that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be undertaken.

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.

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Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration. We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.


We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification. To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.


Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment. This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate. To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/application-process-for-working-with-children-and-adults-at-risk.pdf The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/safeguardingchildrenboard

Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.


On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk. Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed