4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    23 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 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)

Contract type


Actual salary

£20,050 to £21,833

Additional allowances

plus £1,104 SEN Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

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

What the school offers its staff

Please contact Amanda Cherry, HR Manager on 0118 966 9073or emailamandac@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.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Addington School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
273 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

Arranging a visit to Addington School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email amandac@addington.wokingham.sch.uk.

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