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***Reading Support Assistant Needed***

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Job description

Are you a Teaching Assistant with a proven track record of increasing pupils reading age already?

If so this position could be yours…

Our client school are seeking an experienced reading support assistant to target pupils one to one and in small groups whose reading age is not where it should be. This a larger than average sized primary school where children's individually is celebrated. The school prides itself on providing a creative and engaging curriculum.

You will be required to…

  1. Coordinate and facilitate the school's literacy intervention program.
  2. Collaborate with teachers individually to identify the literacy needs of students, to set learning goals and targets, and to problem solve with teachers to develop best practices for continuous academic growth of students in literacy.
  3. Assist teachers with the collection of data, analysis of data results and supports the sharing of findings with all staff.
  4. Review student achievement and assist with placing students in appropriate reading and writing intervention and support services.
  5. Teach targeted literacy intervention to small groups of students daily using research-based strategies and resources.
  6. Assist students using software and materials related to literacy programs.
  7. Meet regularly with the classroom teacher to plan literacy instruction that correlates with the individual student's needs or as requested by the classroom teacher.
  8. Attend professional development to enhance knowledge of pedagogy and content, especially literacy.
  9. Maintain and submit accurate and up-to-date management records of all students' progress.

If you want to work in a supportive environment and genuinely make a difference then please apply now!

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