Reading Mentor

Tameside, Greater Manchester
£19518 - £21248 per annum + Actual salary
Education and Training
Full Time

Reading Mentor

Job title: Reading Mentor
Job type:
Full time, permanent
Tameside – Greater Manchester
Start date:
September 2024

This High School in Tameside is a very popular, high-achieving and oversubscribed 11-16 High School with 993 pupils, who have a reputation for outstanding teaching and learning. They are looking for a multi-skilled Reading Mentor to support the teaching of reading at both KS3 and KS4 pupils.
The successful candidate will work closely with students to improve their reading skills, enhance their literacy, and develop a love for reading. This Teaching Assistant role is pivotal in supporting students who may need extra encouragement to reach their full potential.

Key responsibilities of a Teaching Assistant;

  • Provide on-on-one and small group reading support to students
  • Develop and implement tailored reading plans to meet individual student needs
  • Monitor and assess student progress
  • Collaborate with other staff member to integrate reading strategies across the curriculum
  • Encourage a positive reading culture within the school

The ideal candidate will have;

  • A passion for reading and literacy
  • Experience working with KS3 and KS4 students
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Patience, empathy and the ability to motivate and inspire students

If you are a positive, proactive passionate individual with an enthusiastic mind set, then we would love to hear from you!


Career Teachers are committed to negotiating a salary package that is fair and paid to scale. Salary will depend on experience.
Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to attend an interview with the client in person and give details for us to complete reference checks.
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, 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, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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