The Willink School

The Willink School





Thank you for your interest in joining The Willink School.

The Willink is a high performing and oversubscribed school. In 2018 over 80% achieved the GCSE benchmark of 5+ grades 9-4 and 30% achieved A*/A at A level. The school has 1070 students on roll including 170 in the Sixth Form, and is situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting south west of Reading. The school’s Ofsted judgment in June 2018 was exceptionally positive.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at

Teacher Application

Support Staff Application

Cover Supervisor

30 hours per week, term time only, plus 3 training days

Salary scale D/E: full-time salary £17,972 - £21,074 (Pro-rata £12,463 - £14,615)

Required January 2019 or a.s.a.p.

We are looking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to oversee classes of students aged 11-16 for which work has been set during the absence of the class teacher. The role will involve ensuring that the class is well managed and students work productively - also providing in class support when no cover is required.  Other duties may include small group intervention. This role at Willink, which is a Teaching School, is an excellent opportunity for anyone wishing to gain further experience in a school environment as part of their career development and will offer invaluable experience to anyone wishing to pursue a career in teaching! The post is initially for maternity cover to July 2019 with the very strong possibility of the post becoming permanent.

For further information and an application pack please visit the school website or contact Mrs Lin Bailey, PA to the Head, , Tel 0118 983 2030

The closing date is Monday 17th December 2018.

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Gill Rimes, Senior Cover Supervisor)

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Cleaning Operatives

2 hours/day 5 days a week (overtime may be available)Term time only contract
West Berks salary band B, starting salary £8.55 per hour

The Willink School has an “in house” cleaning operation and we are looking for staff to join our friendly, dedicated and hardworking team to work an early evening shift from 3.15 – 5.15pm.

Cleaning operatives will be allocated a specific area of the school to clean and maintain at a high standard. Full training will be given and uniform and all materials will be provided. 

Cleaning operatives are employees of West Berkshire Council and have access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

For further information please contact Mrs Lisa Adye,
Tel 0118 983 2030

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