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Lead Teaching Assistant - Reading Specialist - Term Time

St Anselm's Catholic School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-5446-541S
  • Posted:14/03/2023
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:27/03/2023 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Lead Teaching Assistant – Reading Specialist
Salary Range: Kent Range 6
30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant with an expertise in developing students' reading skills. You will be confident with the complexities of the English Language and have good knowledge of phonics. You will have experience supporting students with decoding and comprehension issues and have a range of evidence-based strategies to tackle this.
You will have a relentless attitude towards excellence and have high expectations of what a child can achieve with the correct support. Working closely alongside the Literacy Lead, you will deliver high-quality 1-1 and group reading lessons to the students that are in greatest need a minimum of three times a week.
Alongside these reading interventions, you will also be assigned to support the class teacher in the teaching and welfare of students to enable them to make progress towards their individual targets

St Anselm’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers, Criminal Records Bureau and of qualifications. For more information, details and policies please visit https://www.stanselmscanterbury.org.uk/Policies/

An application form and a job description are both available to download from our website.

Closing date: Monday 27th March 2023
Interview date: TBA

St Anselm’s Catholic School
Old Dover Road, Canterbury CT1 3EN
Tel: (01227) 826200 e-mail: Recruitment@st-anselms.org.uk

Information about the school

Located on the southern fringes of the historic city of Canterbury, St Anselm's is a happy and successful wide ability school, catering for those who wish to receive a Catholic education. The school has a large catchment area extending from Ashford to Herne Bay and from Wingham to Faversham. It is regularly over-subscribed. The Sixth Form, numbering 150 students, offers a wide range of Advanced level and vocational courses. In September 2004 the school became a specialist school for Science, though retaining its Catholic ethos.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01227 826201

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.