Accessibility Links

Teaching Assistant

This vacancy has now expired.

Job description

Phonics TA

Full time or part time position

Phonics intervention role

September start


Teaching Personnel have been approached by a high volume of schools in Tameside in order to source experienced teaching assistants to deliver planned intervention/booster sessions in September. The schools have commented that the children within EYFS, KS1 and KS2 were benefiting from specialist Intervention Support that has been put in place during the last academic year. The Head Teachers are concerned with the gaps in learning they will be faced with in September due to the school closures.

Specifically, a primary school within Ashton-under-Lyne are hoping to source a teaching assistant to work within EYFS and KS1. The successful candidate will be required to provide 1:1 and small group Phonics booster session for EYFS and Key Stage 1 pupils in preparation for the Phonics screening.

The position is to start in September and will run until Easter 2021. The school have said they are flexible and would be able to provide the intervention position on a full time or part basis. The school are looking for an individual who is comfortable across EYFS and KS1.


Requirements for the role:

- CACHE Level 2/3 Teaching Assistant qualification (or equivalent)

- Experience using Letters and Sounds, Jolly Phonics or Read Write Inc. Phonics schemes

- Experience supporting children within EYFS and Key Stage 1


Teaching Personnel can offer you:

- Competitive rates of pay

- Recommend a friend bonus scheme - GBP50 for every referral

- An abundance of supply work in a variety of schools

- A dedicated consultant with knowledge & experience of working in the Primary Education Sector

- Out of hours on-call service

- Day to day or long term position


The role is to start on Monday 14th September 2020, until Easter 2021 on either a full or part time basis. The successful candidate will interview with Head Teacher, most likely over a video conference call. Rates of pay are competitive starting at GBP10 per hour paid into your bank account on a weekly basis.  

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

For details of our privacy policy, please see

Similar jobs