Reading Support Assistant

Job Ref: 236826
Sector: Key Stage 2 (KS2)
Date Added: 10 April 2018
  • Leicester, Leicestershire, England
  • £55 - £70 per Day
  • Stuart Pratt
  • 0116 2776400

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Reading Support - Teaching Assistant - Level 2 or 3Leicester City Primary SchoolStart date 16/04/18One termCelsian Education are seeking to appoint a teaching Assistant to support pupils individually to acquire reading skills that will contribute to theiroverall literacy development.Other duties will include;Provide continuous and systematic reading opportunities for individualpupils.Consult frequently with the classroom teachers on matters relating toreading instruction.Promote interest in reading.Maintain resources relevant to the post.Conduct assessments to determine reading levels.Assist teaching staff or teaching assistants where required, to meet thewelfare or personal needs of pupils, e.g. making arrangements for the care ofpupils who are unwell.The post-holder will provide valuable support to the teaching staff by undertakingdedicated reading support in order to improve significantly the reading skills ofidentified pupils.We are looking for a Teaching Assistant that has;Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant (or equivalent) Good interpersonal skillsPrevious experience of working in a school environment desirableTo find out more or to apply for this position please get in touch today on 0116 2776400 or email (Office hours)

Celsian Education has been placing teachers and teaching assistants since 1993 and operates throughout a network of offices across the UK enabling us to respond to your needs quickly and effectively. As was one of the first agencies to be awarded the DfE Quality Mark (now known as REC Audited Education) and the first national agency to be awarded APSCo Compliance+ - safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do. Applicants will be expected to undergo a face-to-face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Celsian Education is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. All of our employees are trained in Safer Recruitment as standard. Celsian Education are proud to operate the Children & Young People Guarantee, if the quality of work undertaken by someone we place has resulted in a negative impact on children's learning within the school then the client will not be charged.