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Teaching Assistant

  • Employer: Crown Wood Primary School
  • Salary: NJC scale points 2-6 £16,382 - £17,467 Actual salary
  • Location: Crown Wood Primary School, Opladen Way, Crown Wood, Bracknell
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Part Time/Term Time
  • Hours: 31.25 hours per week. 0830-1515.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 30/11/2023 at 09:00
  • Reference: Pri/23/262451


PERMANENT & FIXED TERM AVAILABLE- Start date: January 2023, or ASAP

31.25 Hours p/w, term time only Grade: K-J Scale Points: 2-6


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 2 full-time Teaching Assistants to join our friendly and dedicated staff team.  Duties include supporting teaching and learning for all children and providing specific support to a child with additional needs.


The posts are for 31.25 hours (8.30am – 3.15pm with 30 minutes unpaid lunch), term time only.  The posts will include lunchtime support.  The posts are on a permanent basis subject to all relevant checks, referenced and successful probation period. 



  • May 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.


We offer:

  • Regular training and development opportunities;
  • A track record of supporting TAs into Initial Teacher Training (ITT);
  • An open, friendly, positive environment;
  • Great children, supportive parents and friendly governors.


To apply for this vacancy, please register for an online account to complete the application form. Please visit our website The recruitment process is managed via your online account and you will receive regular notifications regarding the progress of your application. 


The completed online application form should be accompanied by a personal statement of suitability of no more than 2 sides of A4.  In the application form and personal statement, you should demonstrate how you meet the requirements set out in the Person Specification. Please include specific examples which support your application.


Applications must be received no later than 9am on Thursday 30th November 2023.  Applications received after this date and time will not be considered.  Interviews: Tuesday 5th December 2023.


Crown Wood Primary School is part of the Greenshaw Learning Trust and safeguarding children is at the heart of all we do.  This role is subject to a fully enhanced DBS check, suitable references and all other necessary employment checks e.g. Right to Work in UK etc.

Equal Opportunities

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

How to apply

For full details and an application form, please download directly from the GLT website: 

Greenshaw Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

Employment is with Greenshaw Learning Trust and not Bracknell Forest Council. The trust is very popular and for most posts a large number of applications are received - it is therefore not possible to notify all applicants of the outcome. Please accept that if you have not heard within two weeks of the closing date then, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful - in which case we offer our best wishes for the future.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed