Thomas Reade Primary School is a warm, welcoming family school with happy and enthusiastic children. Our vision is raising achievement through effective education in a caring community.

TEACHING ASSISTANTS – two roles available

SALARY SCALE:      Grade 4 – £9.81-10.01 per hour

CONTRACT:              25 hours, term time only – 9.00 am to 3.00 pm (possible flexibility on hours/job share for the right candidate/s)

Closing date: 1st July 2022 @ 12.00 pm

Interview date: 8th July 2022

We have a vacancy for two Teaching Assistants to work with a range of children, some with special needs, at Thomas Reade School starting in September 2022. Thomas Reade school follows its safer recruitment policy. All appointments are subject to safeguarding checks and safeguarding questions will be asked at interview.         

We are looking for someone to join our fantastic team who

  1. is enthusiastic and highly motivated
  2. can engage children’s learning in an exciting and creative way
  3. has a good sense of humour
  4. can establish productive working relationships with pupils setting high expectations
  5. can promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward positive behaviour

We can offer

  1. an outstanding, oversubscribed school
  2. keen, enthusiastic and well-behaved children
  3. an excellent modern working environment which includes interactive whiteboards, laptops, I-pads fully resourced to deliver the new National Curriculum
  4. support from parents, staff and governors
  5. a full induction to the school which will include safeguarding training
  6. training opportunities to support career development
  7. a welcoming school with a friendly team of highly motivated staff
  8. a commitment to Excellence and Enjoyment

Job description

Person specification

Application form

If you would like further information about the role, or to visit, please contact the school office by phone on 01235 554795 or email.  Applications can only be accepted on Oxfordshire County Council’s application form, which should be emailed to

Closing date:           1st July 2022

Interview date:        8th July 2022

Application Procedure

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that requires applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All users are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.