Our vision is to be the school of choice at the heart of the community where children develop as confident, caring citizens able to discover their potential and embrace the opportunities life brings.
We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and dedicated staff team, initially to work in Key Stage 2. The post is for 31.25 hours per week (8.30am – 3.15pm, with 30 minutes for lunch), term time only, and is initially fixed term until 31 August 2021. The post includes lunchtime duty.
- Likely to have ambitions to qualify as a teacher in the future;
- Good levels of literacy and numeracy;
- Relevant qualifications and / or experience of working with children;
- Keen to learn;
- Flexible, resilient and resourceful;
- Regular training and development opportunities;
- A track record of supporting TAs into Initial Teacher Training (ITT);
- An open, friendly, positive environment;
- Great children and supportive parents and governors;
Further information and an application form are available from the school office. If you would like to arrange a visit to the school, please contact the school.
Interviews*: Tuesday 14th July 2020 (Virtual or face to face)
(NB. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive and we reserve the right to interview candidates prior to the published interview date)
Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
How to apply
Please download the attached application form and either return it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to:
Crown Wood School
We will only accept applications on Greenshaw Trust application forms, please do NOT forward your CV. As from 1st June 2017 Crown Wood School has joined Greenshaw Learning Trust as part of an Academy - they will be your employer not Bracknell Forest Council.
We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration. Individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. We will ensure that no prospective employee 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.
Greenshaw Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 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. 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
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. 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.