Intervention Learning Assistant L3 (Reading Recovery)

Rainhill High School, Prescot, Merseyside, L35 6NY

9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    5 July 2022 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 February 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (Two terms)

Annual or full time equivalent salary

£20,444 - £22,129 FTE

Actual salary

£17,486 - £19,118 actual pa

Intervention Learning Assistant L3 (Reading Recovery) job summary

Are you passionate about English and reading, with the experience and ability to motivate, support and nurture students in order to raise achievement and to achieve their maximum potential?

We are looking for an Intervention Learning Support Assistant to work across Key stage 3 &4 in English in order to maximise the progress of identified disadvantaged students in their English capabilities against national and locally agreed benchmarked targets.

The successful candidate must have strong literacy skills and will be an English graduate or have a strong background supporting students with English. You will also have experience working with students with additional needs including SEND and low and high achievers.

This post is a fixed term contract to cover a maternity leave from September 2022 until Easter 2023.

Previous experience of working in an educational setting is desirable but not essential.

As a school, our mission is to be ‘In the Pursuit of Excellence’ in everything that we do. Our core values of ‘Learn, Think, Contribute, Care’ embody our determination to ensure that all our students receive a first class education that enables them to take their place in society with confidence.

The school has a very strong reputation locally and is significantly oversubscribed.

Purpose of the Post
To maximise the progress of identified disadvantaged students in their English capabilities against national and locally agreed benchmarked targets.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
1. To meet with the KS3/KS4 English Teacher, before tutoring, to identify areas for development
and plan a tailored programme of support.

2. To assist with the design and development of a tailored programme for the student and agree
outcomes with the Class Teacher.

3. To liaise with the Class Teacher during the tuition period as required.

4. To track progress of small cohorts of students (approximately 8-12) and communicate with
teachers, Head of Faculty, SENDCO, Parents, others as required.

5. To provide specific feedback to class teacher to review progress at the end of the tuition period
and next steps.

6. To take a full and active part in the school’s quality assurance process.

7. To attend relevant meetings as required.

Good standard of Education up to GCSE or equivalent including Maths and English - Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
Minimum 2 years experience of working with students in an educational setting (within specified age range/subject area)
Relevant degree/NVQ 3/4 or equivalent in supporting teaching and learning in schools, Diploma in Childcare & Education or other relevant qualification in childcare/teaching
Training in special educational needs strategies
Good ICT skills to support learning

Applying for the job

Further details are at https://rainhillhighschool.org.uk/about/rhs-vacancies
Please return application forms to jobs@rainhillhigh.org.uk

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About Rainhill High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1794 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01744 677205

11-18 Mixed Comprehensive - 1837 on roll

Rainhill High School is a co-educational secondary school and sixth form centre located in Rainhill, Merseyside, England. The school has a very strong reputation locally and is significantly oversubscribed.

As a school, our mission is to be ‘In the Pursuit of Excellence’ in everything that we do. Our core values of ‘Learn, Think, Contribute, Care’ embody our determination to ensure that all our students receive a first class education that enables them to take their place in society with confidence.

The school converted to an academy under Rainhill Learning Village in March 2017. More recently, the school has become part of the Stephenson Trust.

The school is the official Liverpool F.C. Academy Education Centre in Merseyside for under-18 players to be educated. Notable former pupils from the academy include Raheem Sterling and Trent Alexander-Arnold. The school has recently partnered with FA FE to strengthen post-16 education for the players. FE FA is owned and run by Robbie Fowler, former Liverpool and England footballer.
In addition to Liverpool FC, it has formal partnerships with Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Liverpool John Moores University and University of Leeds.

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