Part-time Teaching Assistant (Art) – closing date 24 August 2018

Red Balloon Reading, which recovers severely bullied and traumatised children, seeks a part-time Teaching Assistant to support students and staff at the Centre. In particular the post will be responsible for planning and delivering a curriculum based around Art. There will also be one-to-one and small group teaching for literacy and numeracy.

You will be expected to:
  • support students in their work in Art as well as literacy and numeracy
  • act as a ‘listener’ and mentor where appropriate
  • accompany students on trips and undertake and initiate sporting and other activities with them
  • cooperate with and assist the teaching staff in their work with students with a focus on literacy and numeracy
  • consult with the Coordinator or other named person regularly, discussing any concerns that arise and acting on any agreed decisions
  • respond to any perceived need for in-service training
  • be a participating member of the community
  • abide by and support the philosophy of Red Balloon
  • cooperate with the other staff in the running of the Centre
  • help with day-to-day duties
  • attend staff meetings and INSET when possible.
Address Line 1
220 Kings Road
Contract type
Part time
Central Reading
19000 (pro rata)
Christina Pepper - Operations and Outreach Manager
Main contact telephone
How to apply

Please visit our website ( or contact us for an application pack and form.

Open for applications from
19 July 2018
Closing date for applications
24 August 2018
Will my application be acknowledged?
We regret that we will only be able to acknowledge applications from shortlisted candidates