Teaching Assistant

Required as soon as possible. 20 hours per week.
Fixed Term contract, with the possibility of becoming permanent.
Monday–Friday, Term time only. Salary: NJC Grade 3 SCP 5–6 depending on
qualification. £19,312–£19,698 FTE (£8,660–£8,833 pro-rata).


We are a thriving and successful school looking to appoint an excellent teacher assistant to join our enthusiastic and supportive team. The position may involve working with a specific child or a group of children in our EYFS team, this will depend on the skills and experience of the candidate. 

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 continuously strives to improve the staff and school
  • Well informed, supportive and effective Governing Body

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
  • Experience/understanding of working with SEND children is beneficial
  • Have high expectations of learning, progress and behaviour

We are looking for the following qualities:

  • Enthusiastic & motivated, enabling all children to reach their potential
  • Excellent communication skills with good levels of English & Maths
  • Be able to work within a team
  • Ability to use initiative, to work flexibly, and have a solution-based approach

Applications and job descriptions can be found at http://www.rivermead.wokingham.sch.uk/recruitment.

For further information or to arrange a visit please contact Miss Caroline Sloan: Miss Caroline Sloan, School Administrator, csloan@rivermead.wokingham.sch.uk or 0118 9540770.

Applications considered on receipt for interview and should be emailed to Miss Caroline Sloan.

We are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team of employees, and therefore welcome applicants from all members of our community. 


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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