Haveley Hey Community School Reading Teaching Assistant - Level 2

  • Salary: From Grade 3, point 4 to 6 pro-rata £18,933-£19,698 (Actual Salary £11,309-£11,765)
  • Location: Manchester
  • Contract: Full Time Temp/Fixed Term
  • Applications Close: 26/11/2020 12:00
  • Start Date: 05/01/2021

Job details

Working pattern:

25 hours per week, Monday - Friday, Term time only.

About the role:

Are you passionate about reading? Do you love helping children build this vital skill? Do you want to be a part of a fantastic team? Haveley Hey Community School is looking for enthusiastic, patient and hardworking people to take on the role of Reading Support Assistant.

This role will be based primarily in Key Stage 1, supporting the reading of our children. The position will involve listening to individual children read on a daily basis, working with small groups and feeding back to the class teachers. Training and support will be offered to all new members of staff.

About the candidate:

The post holder will report to the Teaching Assistant Manager and will be expected to fulfil duties as directed and timetabled by Phase Leaders or TA Manager. The main purpose of the role will be to listen to individual or groups of children but other tasks may be asked to be carried out as required.

Under the guidance of the Phase Leader or class teachers, support individuals or groups of children as directed.

Main duties

  • Work with individuals and small groups of readers on a daily basis
  • Give regular feedback to the class teacher regarding progress
  • Ensure that home reading diaries are checked daily and commented on
  • Work independently under the supervision of class teachers and or TA Manager.
  • Provide support where necessary with the maintenance of reading materials
  • Establish good relationships with pupils, taking on role model by presenting a positive personal image and responding appropriately to individual needs
  • Report any concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Lead

About the school:

The school is part of a multi-academy trust working closely with its partner, The Willows Primary School and has strong educational links with Manchester Grammar School and partnership links with schools in the local cluster. The school has a strong Rights Respecting ethos and has achieved Gold Level status. This post is an exciting opportunity to become part of an energetic team focused on achieving the very best for our children.

Additional information

All posts must satisfy The Trust of their health and physical capacity, advice will be sought from Employee Health & Wellbeing at Wythenshawe Hospital.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply - information for applicants

Email your completed application form to Sadia Zahid - s.zahid@haveleyhey.manchester.sch.uk

Inline with our Recruitment Policy we do not accept C.V.'s so candidates must complete an application form.

Unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted.

Closing Date: 26 November 2020 12:00

Shortlisting: TBC

Interviews: 02/12/2020

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/2019-86