Hawkedon Primary School

Creating Confident, Lifelong Learners

Hawkedon Primary School, Hawkedon Way, Lower Earley, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 3AP

0118 9667444

admin@hawkedon.wokingham.sch.uk

Learning Support Assistant/Lunchtime Controller required for September 2020

Fixed Term Contract until the 31st August 2021

Full time salary range £18,795 - £19,171pa, pro rata (actual salary £8,955 - £9,135)

Mon to Fri 9am to 1.15pm

 

We are seeking to appoint a calm and resourceful individual to undertake general LSA duties and cover the Lunchtime period.  The ideal candidate would be somebody who has the appropriate personal characteristics, experience, knowledge and skills in order that they can provide flexible support to children in either KS1 or KS2.

Hawkedon Primary School is a highly successful school with a reputation for developing skills, talent and an inspirational level of excellence for everyone. The school is three form entry and offers a modern learning environment with state of the art facilities.

This is a great opportunity for GAP YEAR GRADUATES to work in a rewarding environment and particularly those wishing to pursue teaching as a career.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have some experience of working with children
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Show initiative but be a flexible team player
  • Be resilient and have a solution-focused approach
  • Experience of behaviour management and/or interventions would advantageous

Application forms can be downloaded here or by e-mail request to apeacock@hawkedon.wokingham.sch.uk

Applications will be considered upon receipt.  Final closing date Thursday 16th July 2020

Hawkedon Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This position requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check and two strong references.

Special Needs Assistant required for September 2020
Fixed Term until the 31st August 2021
Salary range £18,795 - £19,171 pa, pro rata (actual £11,589 - £11,821)
Mon to Fri 8.45am to 3.30pm


We are seeking to appoint a calm and resourceful individual to support a named child with Special Needs in Year 2.  A working knowledge of the Primary School Curriculum along with the new SEND code of practice is relevant to this position. Relevant training and previous experience of working as a 1:1 with Special Needs children is desirable.

Hawkedon Primary School is a highly successful school with a reputation for developing skills, talent and an inspirational level of excellence for everyone. We are a three-form entry school that offers a modern learning environment with state of the art facilities.

The successful candidate will:

Have proven experience of working with children with ASD/SEN

Have experience of working as a 1:1

Have excellent communication skills

Show initiative but be a flexible team player

Be resilient and have a solution-focused approach

Application forms can downloaded here or by request to apeacock@hawkedon.wokingham.sch.uk

Applications will be considered upon receipt.  Final closing date Thursday 16th July 2020

Hawkedon Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This position requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check and two
strong references.

 

 

Why Work at Hawkedon Primary School?

Hawkedon is a fantastic place to work.  It is well resourced, has a supportive and friendly atmosphere and the most fantastic children.

Should you decide to work at the school, the school will invest in you fully to ensure that you develop in whatever role you are in.  The school is a member of the Future Thinking Partnership, an alliance of schools who organise training and development for all staff.  For example, as NQT, in year 1 you will attend the NQT programme, in year 2 you can enrol on the Good to Outstanding Teacher Programme, and in year 3 you can enrol on leadership training with John Samuals or Andy Hind.

Hawkedon is a large school that has a staffing structure that allows for promotional opportunities. Many of the school's Heads of Year are 3 or 4 years in to their teaching careers.  All LSAs new to the school are given a thorough induction and placed on an internal training programme in addition to attending external training with the FTP or Mullbury College.

“Teaching at Hawkedon Primary School is fantastic. I am surrounded by incredibly friendly staff that are all very supportive of my development as an NQT. I am encouraged to be as creative and expressive as possible and I have been given opportunities to follow my passion for sport. I feel I have developed so much already and I am thoroughly looking forward to an exciting future here.”  A Gillard NQT

"Being an NQT at Hawkedon I have been very well supported. I work within a fantastic year two team who are so friendly and always there to help and that is the beauty of Hawkedon because it is such a big school there are so many kind and caring people who are all willing to help. In Hawkedon there is a special, unique buzz of excitement (from both children and adults). Our main priority is to ensure that the children are happy and safe but we will have some fun along the way!" C Evans NQT

 

Last update: 2020-07-08