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Phonics Support Assistant, Level 1

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
08/11/2016 12:00
£14,615 – £14,975 per annum, pro rata (actual £2,621 – £2,686 pa)
Hours per week:
8 hours per week, term time only
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Hotspur Primary School, Mowbray Street, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5PA
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
8 Nov

Further information

Hotspur Primary School
Mowbray Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

8 hours per week, term time only
Fixed term from 5 January 2017 to 31 August 2017

Hotspur is a vibrant primary school in Heaton that serves a richly diverse community. We are looking for an enthusiastic Support Assistant to join our team in January 2017. This is an exciting opportunity to join an experienced and innovative team of staff committed to providing exciting, memorable and effective learning for our children.

Phonics Support Assistants work with individual and small groups of Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 children for 2 hours a day Monday – Thursday (9.30am – 11.30am). Training will be given to enable the successful candidates to understand how to support children in their phonics learning.

Availability to attend the training sessions in December will be required by the successful candidate.

The successful candidate should:
• be highly motivated with a commitment to raising standards
• be successful in building positive relationships with all members of the school community
• have good skills in written English including spelling and grammar
• have clear diction
• be caring, committed and cheerful
• be a quick and thorough learner.

Information session: 9.15am, 3 November 2016
Closing date: 12pm, Tuesday 8 November 2016
Interview day: Thursday 10 November 2016
Training sessions: 9.15am – 11.15am, Thursday 1 and Thursday 8 December 2016

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

Further details of the post and application forms are available from the school website www.hotspurprimary.co.uk

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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