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Teaching Assistant

Required for an immediate start

Salary: £18,593 - £19,882 RG3 (7-11)

8.15am until 3.30pm - term time only plus inset days

We seek to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and influential Teaching Assistant, who will inspire and provide excellent support to students. The successful candidate will work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.

You will have strong interpersonal skills and be able to supervise and provide particular support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities. You will be able to work well as part of a team, but also demonstrate initiative and the ability to work alone. If you believe that you have these qualities, are passionate about being involved in the growth of students and are interested in working as part of our school team, then we look forward to hearing from you.

If you feel we are the right school for you, we would like to hear from you. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, in accordance to social distancing rules. If you would like a conversation about either the school or the position, please contact Assistant Principal, Ms Lisa McCarthy ( and we will be happy to arrange a time for you to come and meet us and / or speak to you over the phone.

We also have a forward-thinking Employee Assistance Programme, a Medical Cash Plan, Wider Wallet Benefit Hub, Cycle to Work and eyecare vouchers. As we are close to the centre of Reading, travel connections are first-rate, with the M4 and M3 within easy reach, as well as the mainline rail station (with fast connections to London).

Applications will not be considered without a completed application form and will be reviewed on receipt. Completed application forms need to be returned to Allison Worley, Human Resources Manager at

Reading Girls’ School is an equal opportunities employer and 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 DBS disclosure is required for all posts.