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Teaching Assistant (Individual Child) & Lunchtime Controller




Link Road, Newbury, Berks. RG14 7LU

Email: office@stnics.w-berks.sch.uk

Tel: 01635 41282

 Vacancy Details


Learning Support  Assistant (Level 2) and Lunchtime Controller (fixed term contract until the end of July 2019)


Required from November 2018


LSA – 24.3 hours per week

Monday to Friday 8.55-12.05 and 1.35-3.20 (1.50-3.20 Fridays)

Actual salary range £9,112 - £9,928


Lunchtime Controller - 5 hours 15 mins per week

Monday to Friday 12.05 until 1.05pm (1.20pm on Fridays)

Actual salary range £1,966 - £2,027

 We currently have a vacancy for a Learning Support Assistant to join our committed and highly professional team and we would ideally like the same person to join our lunchtime team.

The post would involve supporting an individual child with an Education Health and Care Plan who has behavioural difficulties: providing individualised support, whilst encouraging independence; working closely with the class teacher. It might also involve supporting individual children with their learning, whilst helping them to work independently; administrative work within the classroom including displays, filing and some marking. The lunchtime role would involve supporting children to have an enjoyable and happy lunchtime.

You will need to demonstrate a caring attitude, flexibility, resilience and be able to demonstrate an ability to deal sensitively in difficult situations.  Good skills in English and Maths are essential to the post.

Visits to the School by appointment, are warmly welcomed.

The application pack with further information is available via the school website: www.stnics.w-berks.sch.uk or from the school office.

Please telephone 01635 41282.


Closing date: 12noon on  Monday 12th November

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 12th November with the post commencing as soon as possible after that date.

St Nicolas School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to clearance by the Disclosures and Barring Service.

Application Form

Safeguarding Statement

Job Description TA Level 2

Candidate Letter