Teaching Assistant/HLTA

Required for September 2024.
25 hours per week, Monday–Friday, term time only.
Salary: NJC Scale 5–11 depending on qualification.


We are a thriving and successful school, with an enthusiastic and supportive team, looking to appoint an excellent teaching assistant who will be able to fulfil HLTA class-cover responsibility when required with our Upper School 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 continuously strives to improve the staff and school
  • Well informed, supportive and effective Governing body

The successful candidate will need to:

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

We are looking for the following qualities:

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

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. 

For further information please contact Mrs Caroline Tooley, School Operations Manager, ctooley@rivermead.wokingham.sch.uk.

Applications considered on receipt for interview and should be completed via https://rivermeadprimary.org.uk/recruitment/

We are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team of employees, and therefore welcome applicants from under-represented groups. 


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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