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Teaching assistant/Phonics Leader


Job Description:

Teaching Assistant

Phonics group leader

Year 1

A lovely primary school in Waltham Forest are looking for a teaching assistant to join their school after half term to work in year 1.

In this role you will be based across the two classes in year 2. You will be leading phonics intervention groups in both classes and should have a good knowledge of phonic development and early reading. Pupils will be working at various levels and you should have a positive and engaging approach to encourage the most reluctant learners. You will work closely with class teachers and other teaching assistants within the year group and key stage 1.

Pupils at the school are well-behaved and engaged in learning and will respond well to small group learning.

To apply for this role you must have

  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Previous experience of phonics in KS1 or EYFS
  • the ability to commit to a full-time role from November 2021

The School

The welcoming and friendly primary school is full of enthusiastic, happy children and highly committed staff. Children are challenged and supported to achieve well and they have lots of opportunities to engage in a broad and balanced curriculum.  You will be working with an experienced staff team who are passionate about children achieving the best possible outcomes. The school is in the borough of Waltham Forest and easily accessible via car and public transport.


If you are an experienced Teaching Assistant are available immediately, please apply with an up to date CV.




We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education

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