SEN Teaching Assistant

Required from October. 25 hours per week. Monday–Friday, Term time only.
Salary: NJC Scale 14–21 (depending on qualification).


We are a thriving and successful school looking to appoint an excellent teacher assistant to join our enthusiastic and supportive team. 

We can offer you:

  • A positive, caring ethos with children and learning at the heart of all we do
  • Happy children who are enthusiastic, motivated and engaged learners
  • Talented, friendly and supportive teaching and admin teams
  • A structured and supportive induction programme 
  • A school team committed to your professional development with proven success 
  • Excellent learning environment, resources and extensive grounds
  • Good relationships with parents, carers and the wider community
  • A leadership team that wants to continuously improve and enable everyone to thrive
  • Well informed and effective Governing body
  • Part of the FTP, a partnership of 14 Wokingham Schools providing excellent networks and training opportunities for all staff

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Promote a culture of learning that is exciting, challenging and rewarding
  • Be a good teaching assistant, always striving to improve
  • Have an open and positive attitude

We are looking for the following qualities:

  • An enthusiastic & motivated teaching assistant, enabling all children to reach their potential
  • Has good levels of English & maths
  • Effective communication skills & be able to work within a team
  • Ability to build rapport with children with additional needs
  • Has experience working with SEND children
  • Have high expectations of learning, progress and behaviour
  • Ability to use initiative to work flexibly

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. For further information please contact: Miss Charlotte Gage, School Administrator, 0118 954 0770 or cgage@rivermead.wokingham.sch.uk

Applications considered on receipt for interview.

“Our school is part of the Future Thinking Partnership (FTP),
which is an established collaboration of 11 Wokingham Schools
focused on improving teaching and learning through the provision
of on-going high quality professional development”


Rivermead Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS checks & references.

Rivermead Primary School

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Rivermead Primary School
Loddon Bridge Road
Woodley
Reading
Berkshire
RG5 4BS

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