Job vacancy details

PE Teaching Assistant

Reference: N/A

Location: Reading RG5 3EU

Salary: Grade 5 SCP 22-25 £15,589 – £17,095 pa, pro rata, plus special schools allowance

Working Pattern: 32.5 hours per week, term-time only • Permanent

Closing date: 22 September 2017


Addington School is an ‘Outstanding’ forward looking all-age special school catering for pupils with a wide range of learning disabilities, many of whom also have associated sensory, motor, medical and behavioural needs.

We are looking to appoint a PE Teaching Assistant to the Addington PE department. You will join a dynamic and enthusiastic team who are continuously working to provide our students with a variety of exciting and inclusive sporting activities and outdoor learning opportunities on and off-site.

We are looking to appoint someone who will work across the 3–19 age range, supporting the extensive PE provision. We require someone who is energetic, versatile, organised, calm under pressure, self-motivated and can relate well to children and staff alike. Working as part of the team, you will need to be confident and highly competent to cover PE lessons, run lunch and after school clubs, take students offsite to fixtures and inspire our students to fulfil their potential.

It would be desirable to have any of the following qualifications and experience: outdoor education, swimming teaching, lifeguarding, Duke of Edinburgh and NGB coaching awards.

Application packs are available on our website:

Closing date for application: 12 noon, Friday 22 September 2017
Interviews: w/c 2 October 2017

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

To Apply:

Addington Special School
Woodlands Avenue, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire RG5 3EU
Tel: 0118 966 9073 • Fax: 0118 966 9867
Headteacher: Liz Meek