• Part Time
  • Permanent
  • Term Time only
  • Wokingham
  • £20,050 to £21,833 plus £1,104 SEN Allowance = £21,154 to £22,937 Per year £ / Year
  • 23 June 2024

Website Reading Borough Council

32.5 Hours per week, Term time only plus 5 INSET days
Monday 8.45am – 4.15pm, Tuesday to Friday 8.45am – 3.30pm plus requirement to attend twilight sessions until 5.00pm (alternates Tuesday/Thursday every half term)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Teacher Assistant to support pupils with SEND and significant challenging behaviours.


Do you want to be part of an outstanding team working to achieve the best outcomes for our pupils?


Do you want to change lives?  Do you want to make a difference?


Addington School is a large all age outstanding special school catering for pupils with a wide range of learning disabilities, many of whom also have associated sensory, motor, medical and behavioural needs. We pride ourselves in our commitment to induction, professional development and on-going support to all of our staff.

We are looking for …

A Teacher Assistant who can work collaboratively with our staff to provide a high quality education for our pupils
Applicants with previous experience of working with pupils with special needs with knowledge and understanding of challenging behaviours
Skilled communicators who are sensitive to pupils’ needs who can interpret and implement behaviour support plans

We can offer …

The opportunity to work in a special school judged ‘Outstanding’
An environment committed to staff development and growing leadership
A school with a coaching and collaborative culture
A school where creativity and innovation is encouraged, within a skilled and supportive team
A school committed to supporting staff and pupil wellbeing
Please contact Amanda Cherry, HR Manager on 0118 966 9073 or email amandac@addington.wokingham.sch.uk if you wish to discuss any further information.

To apply visit: https://www.addington.wokingham.sch.uk/vacancies-1/vacancies

To apply, please submit an application form before the closing date. Please note that we are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date: Applications will be reviewed on submission.


Addington School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All employees of Addington school are required to undergo safeguarding checks which will include reference checks and enhanced DBS check.  Applicants must have a right to work in the UK.

To apply for this job please visit www.addington.wokingham.sch.uk.