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1 to 1 SEND Teaching Assistant - Thameside Primary School
  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: SCH/20/121833
  • Published: Fri 14/02/2020, 14:20 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 17/03/2020, 14:21 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week
  • Salary: £10,000 - £14,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire

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1 to 1 SEND Teaching Assistant - Thameside Primary School

At our friendly primary school in Caversham, staff, pupils and parents are proud to be part of the Thameside community and we think you will be too.

We are looking for 2 x 1:1 SEND Teaching Assistants to join us - part time 30 hours per week - £12,742.


Monday – Friday, term-time only

Working alongside the Class Teacher, duties may include:

  • providing 1-1 support for a named child with complex SEN needs
  • helping to plan for that child and create a suitable learning environment for that child
  • supporting individual pupils and small groups in their learning, both indoors and outdoors
  • observing how pupils learn and assessing further learning needs
  • supporting the teacher with all aspects of children’s learning, including administrative support
  • assisting with setting up the classroom, preparing resources and creating classroom displays.

We are looking for supportive teaching assistants with:

  • Previous experience of working with children with SEND and/or an EYFS qualification would be an advantage but not essential.
  • a good standard of English and Maths is essential, effective communication skills and a commitment to teamwork;


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, please contact us to make an appointment or request an application on or call 0118 937 5551.


You can also download an application pack via the school’s website (About us, Come & Work for us!)


The school is committed to safeguarding children and is an equal opportunity provider.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing date for applications is: Tuesday 17th March 2020

Interview date will be: Monday 23rd March 2020

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