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TWLS Learning Assistant

TWLS Learning Assistant 

Post Title: TWLS Learning Assistant required from February 2023

Contract Type: Fixed term until 19th July 2023

Closing date: 28th February 2023 at noon

Working Hours: 8.45am – 3.15pm, Monday to Friday, Term time only

Salary: £15,066.43 per annum

Discovery Primary Academy is a Success For All (SFA) Apex Hub who has become an SFA Flagship Academy. As an SFA Apex Hub we are able to use an exciting online tutoring programme called Tutoring With Lightning Squad (TWLS) to support our children in all aspects of Reading.

We are thrilled to announce a vacancy for a Learning Assistant to deliver this programme to our year 1 children. The position is available from September 2022 until the end of the academic year.

The academy will provide full training on Tutoring With Lightning Squad. Support will be provided by the academy’s SFA Lead and a colleague who is also delivering the programme. An awareness of phonics would be beneficial. If you would like to talk about the programme before you apply, then please contact the academy office 01733 325001.

If you have the following skills, then this may be the position for you:

  • Good communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team
  • An awareness of phonics taught to children when they learn to read
  • The ability to liaise with class teachers and other support staff to support the children using this programme
  • Someone who can follow instructions and is able to learn new skills and gain new knowledge

You will need to be:

  • Positive and enthusiastic
  • Someone who enjoys working with children
  • Calm with lots of patience
  • Flexible
  • Reliable and hard working

If you are interested, please complete the online application and include a covering letter with your application stating why this job should be yours.

Discovery Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Reference ID: TWLSLA