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SEN Learning Support Assistant

Wheatfield Primary School
Wokingham, Berkshire
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Start Date
5th September 2022
22nd August 2022 11:59 PM
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Start Date
5th September 2022
  • Contract Type :Temporary
  • Job ID: 1257777

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and positive SEN 1:1 Learning Support Assistant.

Your opportunity

We are looking for highly motivated individual to join our team as a SEN 1:1 Learning Support Assistant. The role will involve supporting one child on a 1:1 basis throughout the school day, working as part of our positive and collaborative SEN team. They will join a very hard working and dedicated team of teachers and support staff, who focus on improving outcomes for the pupils in their care.


Wheatfield Primary is a one-form entry in Wokingham, Berkshire. Learning and teaching is at the heart of everything that we do. We aim to inspire and engage pupils who will then go on to fulfil and exceed their potential. We pride ourselves in being a small school where all children are known, valued and have their individual needs recognised and met. We grow and learn together each year and our children are integral to the development of the school, its curriculum and learning environment. Wheatfield primary School opened its doors for the first time in September 2014.

We encourage children to:

  • Be confident
  • Be respectfulBe adventurous, brave and true
  • Be positive
  • Be happy and
  • Do the best that you can doWith an engaged and active community, this is an exciting time to join our school.

What we are looking for

  • A colleague with experience in supporting children 1:1
  • Someone with high expectations who is committed to raising the achievement of all children
  • The ability to use a variety of strategies to engage and support children in their learning
  • A collaborative professional with the ability to contribute to provision planning
  • An excellent role model to children, colleagues and parents, exemplifying our core principle of kindness
  • A positive, open-minded professional actively supportive of the ethos, vision and values of the school
  • A member of the team who is able to build strong relationships with the many stakeholders in a school
  • A colleague who is flexible, positive and open-minded

Why work at Wheatfield

  • A chance to join a group of schools who place high importance on a positive working culture
  • An opportunity to help shape and develop a curriculum to meet the needs of local community
  • A chance to work in a diverse, inclusive, vibrant and fast growing community with excellent transport links
  • A supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF Schools
  • Recognition of previous school continuous service
  • Excellent CPD opportunities

Thrive in a career at GLF Schools

GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff.

Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience.

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:

  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Flexible Working
  • Staff Wellbeing
  • Career Pathways and Talent Management
  • Staff Benefits
  • Community and Collaboration
  • Valued Worker Scheme

The Details

Working Hours: 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time plus INSET days)
Salary: GLF Associate 2 pay scale
Pro Rata: £13,979 (£18,000 FTE)
Closing date for applications: 22nd August 22
Interview date: 2nd September
Start Date: September 22


We positively encourage informal visits and look forward to showing you around our school. To arrange an appointment, please call on 0118-9029123.


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place

Wheatfield Primary School

Wheatfield Primary School

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