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TWLS Learning Assistant

TWLS Learning Assistant 


Eyesight Screening Administrator

Post Title: TWLS Learning Assistant required as soon as possible

Contract Type: Fixed term until 19th July 2024 funded by FFT.

Closing date: 6th October 2023 at noon

Interviews: week commencing 9th October 2023

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

Salary: £15,133.44 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 program 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 Administrator to deliver this program to our year 1 children. The position is available from September 2023 until the end of the academic year.

The academy will provide full training on Tutoring With Lightning Squad and eyesight screening. Support will be provided by the academy’s SFA Lead and a colleague who is also delivering the program. An awareness of phonics would be beneficial. If you would like to talk about the program 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 staff to support the children using this program
  • 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 on our website at www.discoveryprimary.com 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. All appointments involve regulated activity and are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure and two successful references. Online searches are carried out on all shortlisted candidates. 

We reserve the right to close the job advert early should we receive a high amount of applications.

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