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Phonics Specialist Required For A 'GOOD' School In Tameside

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Job description

Experience required in planning and delivering small grouped intervention sessions centred on Reading and Writing development

Level 3 qualifications or above is a necessity

A small one form school at the top of Tameside have approached Teaching Personnel in order 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 September for the rest of the academic year in the Year 1 and Year 2 class. The successful candidate will be one who has exceptional experiences working within key stage 1 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.

On a daily basis you will be working with 5-10 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, this has now been the primary resource since September 2017 and the impact has been 'positive' according to the Head teacher.

In order to apply for this role, you must have the following;

An accredited Level 3 qualification in Teaching and Learning in Schools.

Prior experience in a KS1 class, supporting children with additional needs or with Reading and Writing.

A Child Workforce DBS on the update service.

GCSE C or above in Maths and English

The School have also specified that it would be preferable to have the following;

A specialism in English Language, Literature or Linguistics at A-Level or Degree Level.

Training in Phonics delivery either in Read Write Inc, Letters and Sounds or Jollyphonics

Prior experience in delivering small grouped Reading and Writing interventions.

Experience working alongside children with challenging behaviour and special educational needs.

How to apply:

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For additional information please call 0161 242 1790 and ask for Paige

Closing date: 19th June 2018 - 12pm

Employment start Date: 3rd September 2018

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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