Science Teaching Assistant, Reading

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The Abbey School ReadingReading

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

 Junior School Science Teaching Assistant

Required: 1 October 2018 or soon after

Contract type: Full Time, Term Time Only

The Abbey Junior School is part of the highly regarded Abbey School where happy, well-behaved and highly motivated girls work and play in a very well resourced, supportive and stimulating environment. The Teaching Assistants are important and valued members of the staff team who make a strong contribution to the life of the Abbey Junior School both in and out of the classroom. 

This post is likely to suit an individual ideally with previous experience in a school environment, wishing to work as a specialist Science TA, who is comfortable working in Key Stage 2. Secure knowledge and strong skills in Science, Maths and English are essential.

Salary and Benefits:

● Salary is dependent on skills and experience. Staff are paid monthly and in arrears. 

● The School offers a non-contributory pension scheme worth 8.35% of salary, which all non-teaching staff are automatically enrolled following 3 months of employment.

● Lunch is provided.

● Staff fee concession is available to employees’ daughters who satisfy the entrance requirements and for whom there is a place available.

● Parking is normally available, but not guaranteed.

For more information on our lively and well resourced school and for an application form, please visit the Vacancies Page on our website

To apply for this position, please complete an application form in full, including details of suitable referees as instructed, then send this with your full CV and covering letter by email to 

Interviews will only be arranged following our receipt of a completed application form. Early applications are encouraged as an early appointment may be made.

Interviews to be held: From Monday 24 September (or sooner by arrangement).

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More about The Abbey School Reading
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: 17 Kendrick Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5DZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9872256
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The Abbey is a vibrant and welcoming community of almost 1,070 girls aged 3-18 years. Academic excellence is achieved in an environment that is diverse, inclusive and energetic, while an exceptional extra-curricular programme enables girls to develop...