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Year 1/2 Teaching Assistant

Nelson, Lancashire
£10.77 to £12.55 Per Hour
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Teaching and Learning Support Assistant

Primary School in Nelson (BB9)

Phonics Specialist- Experience required in Read Write Inc. or Letters and Sounds

Experience required in planning and delivering small grouped intervention sessions

Level 2 qualification or above in supporting children in learning (or other relevant qualifications)

Pay rate: £10.77 - £12.55 per hour

A small school located in Nelson (BB9) have approached Teaching Personnel to source a specialist Teaching and Learning Support Assistant to work alongside the class teacher; planning and delivering high quality phonics intervention sessions. The role is to work from Novemember 2023 until Summer in the Year 1 and Year 2 class, Full-time hours 8:30am - 3:30pm. The successful candidate will be one who has good experiences working in lower primary years and someone who can use their own initiative to raise standards in Reading and Writing. The school are hoping to gain their best ever KS1 Reading and Writing results and to ensure they do this the Head teacher and SENCO have selected a number of children who would benefit from an intense booster programme.

The successful candidate will be working with children aged 5-7 years. These children are mainly working at lower than expected age related levels for Reading and Writing. The majority of children in the two classes arrive from socially deprived backgrounds and have little academic support at home. There are some behavioural needs in the two classes and so it is important that you can use a range of strategies to ensure poor behaviour does not impact on learning and the development of the children s Reading and Writing.

The school are currently using Read Write Inc. as the primary phonics scheme for the KS1 children, the impact has been positive according to the Head teacher. The members of staff in school have had several INSET training sessions centred around Phonics delivery and so the subject knowledge and pedagogy across school is second to none in the local area. The school is graded GOOD by Ofsted and within the report the Head teacher was commended for her attention to detail and the positive relationships she builds with the children, their parents and the staff in school .

If this role would be of interest to you and you are fully available from January 2023, then please do not hesitate to contact Beth in the Preston Primary office or please submit an up to date CV and we will be in touch.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see (url removed)/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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  • Job Reference: 699807295-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Teaching Personnel
    Teaching Personnel
  • Location: Nelson, Lancashire
  • Salary: £10.77 to £12.55 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary