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School services in Reading are managed by Brighter Futures for Children, on behalf of Reading Borough Council. Brighter Futures for Children is an independent, non-profit company wholly owned by Reading Borough Council. 

Teach in Reading

A great place to live, work and teach!

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We are delighted that you are considering a teaching career in Reading. Teaching is one of the most challenging, rewarding and important careers there is and we value our teachers for their enthusiasm, talent, passion and energy. We will encourage you to make the best use of your talents, develop your skills and support you throughout your career.

Reading is a compact multicultural town with a supportive and friendly atmosphere. Schools in Reading are forward looking and work in partnership with the local authority and other schools to enable involvement in a wide range of exciting projects to support sustained improvement and the continual professional development of teachers.

Reading Schools offer lots of opportunities for experienced teachers, newly qualified teachers and Overseas Trained Teachers (OTTs)

If you are interested in training to become a teacher there are a number of different routes into teaching.

We also believe that our teachers should have a good work-life balance and in the heart of the Thames Valley, Reading is a great place to live to achieve this. With excellent communication links, especially to London; easy access to beautiful countryside and within the town itself an abundance of shops, restaurants, bars, cultural and leisure facilities. Housing in Reading

Reading Borough Council cares about the people that work for them. If you are an employee of Reading Borough Council at a local authority maintained school you can access a range of staff benefits.

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