Learning Support Assistant

Garland Junior School
School name

Garland Junior School

School website

School type


Job Title Learning Support Assistant
Job Type

Classroom Support (TA)

Start Date



Part Time

Start - End Time 20



17,842 - 18,562

Closing date for applications


Contact for further information Tel: 0118 9832776 E-mail:

Garland Junior School

We are located in the village of Burghfield Common, 20 minutes from Reading town centre and less than 15 minutes from junction 12 of the M4.  

 “…inspirational leadership that motivates staff and pupils alike.” Ofsted Grade: Good (March 2018)

 Learning Support Assistant

 Start Date: As soon as possible

 27.5 hours a week (8:45am – 3:15pm) – Core and Flex Contract

Core weekly hours (permanent): 20 

plus an additional 7.5 hours (fixed term) to be reviewed termly

 Term time only.

Salary grade B - £17, 842 – 18, 562 pro rata

 We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and committed individual to become a Learning Support Assistant at Garland Junior School. You will provide support for children with Education Health Care Plans, including pupils with an Autistic Spectrum diagnosis.

 We can offer you:

  • A new windows laptop.
  • Negotiated flexible working hours.
  • A warm and friendly team.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • An inclusive, diverse and encouraging community.

 The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of working with Key Stage 2 pupils.
  • Have a range of strategies to support autistic pupils.
  • Communicate clearly and calmly.
  • Be an excellent team worker.
  • Enjoy providing children with memorable and positive experiences.

 Garland is a successful and popular school, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and will be required to provide satisfactory references.

 If you like the sound of this opportunity, then you are encouraged to come and look around the school.  Please ring Gail Richardson to arrange a visit and to receive an application pack.

 Deadline for Applications: Wednesday 20th October at 9am

Interviews: Friday 22nd October

 Clayhill Road, Burghfield Common, Reading RG7 3HG

Tel: 0118 9832776                                            E-mail:

Headteacher: Miss E. Dawkins

Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

We are committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity in all aspects of our activities as an employer and education provider.

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