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 ASSISTANT 25 hours per week

9am-3pm, Mon- Fri, term time only

Oxfordshire pay grade: Grade 4 (£9.81 – £10.01 per hour)

Starting date: as soon as possible

We have a vacancy for a Teaching Assistant to work with a range of children, some with special needs. 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:

-is enthusiastic and highly motivated

-can engage children’s learning in an exciting and creative way

-has a good sense of humour

-can establish productive working relationships with pupils setting high expectations

-can promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward positive behaviour

We can offer:

-an outstanding, oversubscribed school

-keen, enthusiastic and well-behaved children

-an excellent modern working environment which includes interactive whiteboards, laptops, I-pads fully resourced to deliver the new National Curriculum

-support from parents, staff and governors

-a full induction to the school which will include safeguarding training

-training opportunities to support career development

-a welcoming school with a friendly team of highly motivated staff

-a commitment to Excellence and Enjoyment

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

Job description            Person specification               Application form

Closing date:         Friday 21st January 2022, 3:00 pm

Interview date:      Friday 28th January 2022