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Garland Junior School

“…inspirational leadership that motivates staff and pupils alike.”

Ofsted Grade: Good (March 2018)



Garland Junior School is a successful and popular school, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

We are committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity in all aspects of our activities as an employer and education provider.


Current Vacancies

Administrative Assistant

Maintenance and Site Assistant


Administrative Assistant

Start Date: As soon as possible

Up to 12 hours a week – Core and Flex Contract

Core weekly hours (permanent): 8

Plus an additional 4 hours (fixed term) to be reviewed termly

Term time only.

Salary grade C 18, 887 - £19, 650 pro rata

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and committed individual to join us an Admin Assistant at Garland Junior School. You will provide support for the Senior Leadership Team in a school office setting.

We can offer you:

  • A new windows laptop.
  • Negotiated flexible working hours.
  • Home working options.
  • A warm and friendly team.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • An inclusive, diverse and encouraging community.


The successful candidate will:

  • Ideally, have experience of working in an office setting.
  • Have a positive and creative approach to working with children with differing needs
  • Communicate clearly and calmly.
  • Be an excellent team worker.
  • Be able to prioritise.

If you like the sound of this opportunity, then you are encouraged to come and look around the school.

Please ring Gail Richardson, or email office@garland.w-berks.sch.uk, to arrange a visit and to receive an application pack.

Deadline for applications: Friday 27th May at 2pm


Maintenance and Site Assistant

Up to 15 hours a week – Core and Flex Contract - Term time only

Core weekly hours (permanent): 10

Plus up to an additional 5 hours (fixed term) to be reviewed termly

Additional holiday hours also available - to be arranged as required

Salary – £18,333 pro rata (£9.50 per hour)

Start Date: As soon as possible

We are looking for a Maintenance and Site Assistant to complete minor repair works throughout the school. The role includes acting as a key-holder to allow contractor access in school holidays and completing a range of weekly tasks to help keep the school site in good order.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience and proven track record of carrying out minor maintenance tasks successfully.
  • Understand child protection and prioritise pupil safety and well-being.
  • Establish positive relationships with staff, pupils, parents and visitors.
  • Have good communication skills.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and will be required to provide satisfactory references.

To apply, please request an application form from Garland Junior School.
Return the completed application by post to the school address, or email to office@garland.w-berks.sch.uk  

Application deadline: Friday 27th May at 2pm


















































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