Staff vacancies

Class Teacher – Maternity Cover

Keep Hatch Primary School is looking for an enthusiastic and committed Year 3 class teacher, to join us in January 2020 to cover maternity leave.
At Keep Hatch, we have high academic expectations with excellent pastoral care and support for our pupils. We work hard, support CPD and provide great opportunities for both NQTs and experienced teachers.
We can offer you:

  • well-behaved, hard-working children
  • a warm and friendly staff team
  • a strong commitment to raising standards
  • a school where staff are highly valued and a healthy work-life balance is a priority
  • a commitment to delivering staff with up-to-date personalised training
  • excellent support from a strong leadership team
  • bespoke development and support opportunities

We will need you to:

    • be a practitioner with the ability to inspire, motivate and enthuse others
    • promote the school’s ethos and values
    • have high expectations of learning, achievement and behaviour
    • instil a growth mind-set in all pupils and inspire them to be lifelong learners
    • be able to work well as a team

If you are an enthusiastic, dedicated teacher and want to be part of a school where you are valued and your hard work recognised, come and visit Keep Hatch for yourself. Our friendly team would be happy to show you around.
To make an appointment to visit the school, please contact Mrs Pauline Leek on 0118 978 4859 or via email at pleek@keephatch.wokingham.sch.uk. Please also make any applications to the same email address.

This is a fixed term contract starting 6 January 2020; hours and end date are to be confirmed.
Closing date for applications: 12 noon Friday 11 October 2019
Interviews: Wednesday 16th or Thursday 17 October 2019

See the job description, person specificationfull advert and application form (in Word format).


 1 to 1 Teaching Assistant

We are looking for a 1 to 1 teaching assistant.
Responsibilities will include:

  • supporting learning for an individual pupil under the guidance of the classroom teacher/SENDCO
  • undertaking the activities and strategies agreed for individual pupils
  • assisting in liaison with other professionals respecting confidentiality and contributing to the observation, record keeping and assessment of pupils
  • working in partnership with parents; sharing information for the benefit of the children and providing relevant information as required
  • aiding the teacher in classroom behaviour management, reinforcing the school’s behaviour expectations
  • accompanying individuals or small groups of children around school
  • attending staff training, after school meetings, school educational trips and special occasions in the school’s annual calendar (if appropriate)

We will need you to have:

  • a passion for our school’s vision
  • high expectations for all pupils so that they are motivated and inspired
  • warmth, care and sensitivity in dealing with children
  • the ability to reflect upon experience and respond positively to feedback in order to further improve professional practice
  • a sense of responsibility
  • the ability to use initiative when the need arises
  • flexibility for change
  • the enjoyment of a challenge

If you are enthusiastic and dedicated, and want to be part of a school where you are valued, come and visit Keep Hatch for yourself. Our friendly team would be happy to show you around.
To make an appointment to visit the school, please contact Mrs Pauline Leek on 0118 978 4859 or via email at pleek@keephatch.wokingham.sch.uk. Please also make any applications to the same email address.

Closing date: Wednesday 16th October
Shortlisting date: Thursday 17th October
Interview date: Tuesday 22nd October
Start date: as soon as possible

1 to 1 TA Job Description 2019-2020, 1 to 1 TA Person Specification 2019-2020, 1 to 1 TA Advert 2019-2020 and support staff application form