Current Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for the following position:


Temporary until 25th July 2018

Position: 16.66hrs, Monday – Friday lunchtime supervision and afternoons (12:00 to 15:20)

Salary Scale: Grade 4 Pt.11 

Start Date: immediately

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a good sense of humour to join our school as a Teaching Assistant to support an individual pupil with additional needs.   This is, in the first instance, a temporary term time position providing 1:1 support in our Year 3/4 class for the remainder of the school year.

Checkendon is a lively, popular and well-resourced Church of England primary school located in rural South Oxfordshire.  We are committed to developing as a learning community and fostering growth mindsets in staff, pupils and parents.  Our school has a welcoming Christian ethos and all members of the community are respected and valued.  Pupils are courteous and keen to learn.

If you are interested in the position, and to meet the head teacher, please telephone the school office on 01491 680693 or email to be sent an application form.  Please see below for the job descriptions (teaching assistant and lunchtime supervisor) and person specification.

Closing date: 12:00 noon on Monday 16th April 2018

Please note that all applications will be considered upon receipt and interviews may take place prior to the closing date, therefore an early application is recommended.


Checkendon School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

  • Checkendon Church of England (A) Primary School
  • Checkendon
  • Reading
  • Berkshire
  • RG8 0SR
  • United Kingdom
  • Tel: 01491 680693
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