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KS2 1:1 Teaching Assistant

  • Employer: Wildridings Primary School and Nursery
  • Salary: Actual Salary £16,934 - £17,404 based on 38 weeks plus holiday pay
  • Location: Wildridings Primary School and Nursery, Netherton, Bracknell
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours. Mon-Fri 8:30am - 3:30pm.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 31/12/2023 at 16:00
  • Reference: Pri/23/261800

We are looking for a KS2 Teaching Assistant with experience of Special Educational Needs to join our highly motivated and friendly school staff to work with a named pupil on the SEN pathway.



  • The ability to learn and be part of a team
  • Confident when dealing with challenging behaviour
  • Have a positive attitude and a kind, caring and patient nature
  • Excellent communication, including written skills
  • Able to use own initiative to support learning
  • The ability to establish positive relationships with children, parents and staff
  • To be reflective and pro-active to ensure the best for our children



  • Paediatric First Aid training
  • Experience leading interventions


We can offer:

  • Motivated and caring children
  • A child centred approach
  • Supportive parents and a great school community
  • A fantastic learning environment
  • A supportive and experienced team
  • Wellbeing Day
  • On-going professional development including L2 or L3 TA qualification


We are an energetic, caring and nurturing primary school with a clear and determined focus on ensuring that all children that attend our school are actively involved in an engaging and enriching curriculum. We look to broaden horizons, develop lasting knowledge and life skills as well as encourage a natural curiosity about the wider world and the wonders it holds. We have a dedicated team of teachers, teaching assistants, governors, specialists, and facilitators who all aim to provide an accepting, safe and enjoyable learning experience; all centred around our Golden Values that promote responsibility, respect, self-appreciation and caring for others both in the school and in our wider community. We are an Ofsted Rated Good school across all areas – something we are extremely proud of.

Wildridings is a well-resourced school with a spacious site which includes: 2 Halls; school library; nature areas; 2 different key-stage playgrounds; playground equipment including a horizontal climbing wall and tyre play park; a large, enclosed field and an on-site swimming pool. These are all used extensively to enhance children’s learning and social skills.


Closing Date: Sunday 26th November 2023

Interviews:  w/c Monday 4th December 2023

Applications will be reviewed against the essential criteria upon receipt and interviews arranged accordingly. Therefore, early applications are recommended.

Equal Opportunities

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

How to apply

How to Apply  - Only applications received on Bracknell Forest application forms will be considered.

Safeguarding Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people. This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.  If you are successful in being shortlisted for this position, you will be required to complete a self-declaration formTo find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit

The Bracknell Forest Safeguarding Board (BFSB) oversees the safety and well-being of children in Bracknell Forest -

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.

Disability - 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.

Pre–employment medical check - As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire form.

References - 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 must be from your current employer, completed by a suitable person with appropriate authority. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

Employment - Any candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.

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