Teaching Assistant - Reading Support - KS1
Tradewind Manchester are recruiting! Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant with experience in Learning Support?
Or perhaps you are a recent graduate, intent on beginning your teaching/educational career?
Tradewind Manchester are supporting a welcoming and dedicated two-form entry primary school in Oldham, recruiting Teaching Assistants for Reading, Writing & Maths support. This is a full-time role with an immediate start, then following an initial period working on a temporary basis (typically 16 weeks) this role could become permanent and you may be offered a school contract.
The school is seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to aid pupils in KS1 who require small group support and 1:1 support with Reading, Writing & Maths. To be considered for this position you must have a proven track record of supporting pupils who require academic interventions; have strong language and literacy skills; be able to engage pupils and differentiate work according to academic levels and a clear understanding of phonics.
To join us and be successful in this Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:
Have experience with academic interventions or literacy support
Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
Provide a CV with employment/education history included. Employment breaks must be explained
Have the legal right to work in the UK
This role will include:
-Teaching pupils with developmental difficulties in reading and writing
-Taking responsibility for the safeguarding of the young people in your care
-Supporting the school team to provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to learn
About the school:
The school works hard for its pupils to achieve their potential from the moment they arrive at school, and that a desire for learning starts with a good schooltime experience. As such, children receive positive learning experiences that promote learning. Parents play a significant role in the school and the development of its pupils, and the school is at the centre of its community, welcoming and celebrating diversity. Disadvantaged pupils are identified and given the necessary support to succeed, and determined leadership ensures that staff work effectively as a team to procure these results.
About the role:
-Permanent Contract (following a typical 16-week temporary period working through Tradewind Manchester)
-Full time, 08:15-16:00
-Free onsite parking and close to local transport links
-You may be required to assist with programmes outside the classroom and after school from time to time
The benefits of working as a Learning Support Assistant at this school include;
-Working in a friendly, supportive team
-Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities
If this sounds like the perfect role for you:
Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this KS1 Teaching Assistant position, located in Oldham, Or for more information about the role, contact Chris on (phone number removed) / (url removed)