Located in Woodley, Addington School is a large all age Outstanding Special School on the edge of Reading, catering for pupils with a wide range of learning disabilities.
Providing support to the Class Teacher, you will be working as part of a team to assist in delivering a high quality education for our pupils. The role will involve assisting with the general management of pupils, preparing the classroom and setting out resources, supporting with pupils’ individual needs and assisting with maintaining records of pupils’ progress. You will have access to excellent professional development centered on teaching strategies for children and young people with special needs and disabilities.
We are seeking individuals with excellent communication skills and a caring and positive attitude who can remain calm under pressure. With a flexible approach, you will be a good listener and be sensitive to pupils’ needs.
Addington School offers a route into teaching for candidates looking for a stepping stone onto the SEND teaching ladder.
We are also looking to increase our bank of Supply Learning Support Assistants working on a flexible basis to support in the classroom covering staff absences.
Addington School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.