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Teaching Assistant 1:1 with named pupil with SEND

 28.75 hours per week - Term Time - Fixed Term (linked to named pupil on role)

Required for September 2024

Salary Grade RG3 (SCP 8 - 11) £24,702 - £25,979 pa pro-rata.  Actual salary £16,049-16,879

Geoffrey Field Junior School is a well-established school at the heart of the local community. In 2018, OFSTED described us as a “friendly and popular school” which continues to be rated Good.

We are seeking to appoint a part time Teaching Assistant to join our school support team and provide 1:1 support to a named pupil with SEND.

The right candidate would be someone who:

  • has experience of working with children, particularly those with special needs
  • is passionate about giving all children the best experiences, opportunities and learning
  • has good levels of English and Maths
  • can work independently and use their own initiative as well as work as part of a team 
  • is flexible and adaptable
  • is unflappable and remains calm under pressure.

We can offer:

  • a welcoming and motivated staff team
  • great children who love their school and learning
  • opportunities for further CPD and professional development

Do you want to make a real difference to a child whilst working in a fun and supportive environment? If so, we would love to hear from you. 

Information packs see below.  Visits to the school are welcome or take a look at the school website for more about our unique school.

Please do not send a CV. For the purposes of Equal Opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms. Please ensure that all application documentation is returned by email to

Closing date: Monday 3rd June 2024                           

Interviews week commencing 10th June 2024

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be sought from the successful candidate and shortlisted candidates may be subject to an online search.