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Phonics Specialist Teaching Assistant

  • Manchester (M17), Manchester
  • £55.00 - £65.00 per hour
  • Temporary
  • Expired

Qualified Phonics Specialist Teaching Assistant needed for Outstanding Primary School in Trafford

Your new company
An outstanding Primary school based in Trafford LA is looking to appoint a qualified Teaching Assistant to work within KS1 classes supporting Phonics. This TA job is initially for the summer term, with the chance of it going permanent for the right candidate. This job offers the successful Teaching Assistant the chance to join a high achieving team, and challenge themselves and the pupils to progress their reading age and overall Literacy skills.

Your new role
The head teacher has created this post for a dynamic Teaching Assistant to work exclusively on supporting phonics on a small group basis, and ensuring all children have the necessary reading skills to build on in the future. The school sets high expectations of staff and pupils, and are looking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant to support the delivery of systematic synthetic phonics across phases 2-4. As a literacy specialist Teaching assistant, your input at planning meetings will be welcome, particularly on implementing a multi-sensory approach to phonics development.

What you'll need to succeed
The successful Teaching Assistant will have at least NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification and at least 6 months experience supporting phonics at KS1 level within the last year. The ability to use your own initiative and have the confidence and vision to participate in planning activities is essential. Experience of assessing pupil progress and supporting KS1 phonics test is also desirable. Appointment to this post is dependant on Hays Education being able to obtain satisfactory references and completing an enhanced DBS check.

What you need to do now
If you are an innovative literacy specialist TA with the skills to impact reading and phonics development then apply with your CV or call Thomas Bower on 0161 228 7300 for more information.

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