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Phonics Teaching Assistant Leeds

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Job description

General Y1 TA - Phonics Experience

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting for a Year 1 Teaching Assistant in a 2 form Primary School in inner-city Leeds and is not far from the train station. The school have a lovely purpose built site and offer a multicultural school with modern facilities.

The Position

The role is for a Teaching Assistant working predominantly in a lovely Year 1 class and developing the pupils level of Phonics. The school use the Jolly Phonics curriculum so if you have used this in the past then that would be very handy. On other occasions you may also support in other KS1 classes.

Hours will be 8:30-3:30pm on Monday to Friday and it will be a long term contract until the end of the academic year if successful. Pay will be competitive but is dependant on experience.

To Be Successful

Candidates with the following are more likely to be shortlisted:

  • Undergraduate Degree or Childhood Related Qualification
  • At least 6 months experience working with Primary aged children.
  • Experience using Phonics - ideally Jolly Phonics.
  • Bubbly personality and someone who is happy to go the extra mile.
  • Able to commit long term until the end of the academic year.
  • Lives or can commute easily to Leeds

Next Steps

If shortlisted you will receive a call back within a couple working days of applying to the job role as the Leeds school are keen on finding the right person.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Registration is subject to an Enhanced DBS (on the Update Service), valid references from recent employers and proof of right to work in the UK (AGY).

We look forward to hearing from you!

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

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