Extended Day Assistant, Reading

Closing date:

St Joseph's CollegeReading

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £8.13 per hour (£3,500 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent

Part time, term time only (Monday to Friday 3.20pm to 5.20pm)

We are seeking to appoint an additional person to join our Extended Day Team, caring for pupils in the Prep School. The hours of work during term-time (35.4 weeks per annum) will be 3.20pm to 5.20pm each evening, during term time only. The post is for a total of 41 weeks, which includes all term-time days, staff training days and 5.6 weeks holiday per annum (which includes public and bank holidays).

NVQ Level 2 or 3 would be an advantage. 

The following qualities are essential:

  1. You must be a first rate practitioner who has a real passion and enthusiasm for the role and the pupils in your care
  2. You must be committed to treating each child as an individual
  3. You must be able to work as part of a team, in a supportive, caring and friendly manner.

At St Joseph’s we offer: 

  • A safe and happy environment in which academic and social skills are developed 
  • A varied curriculum and excellent facilities 
  • A strong sense of community 
  • An excellent benefits package as outlined in the information pack.

This is an exciting time to become part of our dynamic team. Situated in the heart of Reading, St Joseph’s College is the leading independent day school for boys and girls aged 3 to 18 in Berkshire. In November 2015 it was named Independent School of the Year, in July 2016 it won the Outstanding Progress Award in the independent sector at the Education Business Awards and in November 2016 it received the Outstanding Leadership Team award at the Leadership Awards.

For us, success is about more than just exam results or awards. We celebrate each pupil as an individual, and aspire for them to leave St Joseph’s as mature and confident citizens, ready to tackle life head on with energy and vigour.

The successful candidate will be fully supportive of the College Catholic tradition and ethos.

For further details about the school please visit our website http://www.sjcr.org.uk or contact the Headmaster’s PA.

Applicants for this post need to complete the application form and return it together with a covering letter to recruitment@sjcr.org.uk or alternatively sent by post to Mrs Gravenor, Headmaster’s PA, St Joseph’s College, Upper Redlands Road, Reading, Berkshire RG1 5JT. Electronic application is encouraged and preferred. 

Closing date: Noon, Monday 25 June 2018.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. 

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More about St Joseph's College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: 64 Upper Redlands Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5JT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 966 1000
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St Joseph’s College, Reading

Situated in the heart of Reading, St Joseph’s College is the leading independent day school for boys and girls aged 3 to 18 in Berkshire. Last November it was named Independent School of the Year and in July it won the Out...