Phonics Intervention Teaching Assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Date Posted:21 Oct 2020
  1. Primary Teacher
£70 - £85 per day
  1. Long-term

Phonics Intervention Teaching Assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Tradewind are working with a school in the South Sheffield area seeking an experienced phonics intervention teaching assistant.
The successful candidate should have a thorough understanding of Phonics and how to help children progress in this area. Experience of different phonics packages such as Jolly phonics and Read Write Inc would be valuable to this role, although the school does not subscribe to any one phonics package.
You will be supporting children mainly in Reception, and Key Stage 1 in small groups although you will also be required to support children in Key Stage 2 with specific learning difficulties on a one to one basis.
As well as working with small groups of children you will also be supporting the class teacher in whole class Phonics lessons.
This role would be suitable for a Teaching Assistant who has had previous experience in a similar role or even for a qualified teacher.
The school has great public transport links being a short walk from a tram stop and staff also have access to a secure private car park.

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We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
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To join us and be successful in this Phonics Teaching Assistant role you will need to:
Hold a recognised TA qualification at Level 2 or higher
Have experience supporting phonics.
This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearance (if applicable and professional reference checks and you must be happy to make the initial payment for the check which can be claimed back once you have worked 20 days for Tradewind.
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history, where possible, and any employment breaks must be explained.
You must have the legal right to work in the UK.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy click Apply or send your CV to Tradewind's experienced specialist recruiter: or call: 0114 2870650.

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