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Coram Beanstalk Trained Reading Helper

Coram Beanstalk

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Coram Beanstalk helps children become readers.

You will provide weekly, one-to-one encouragement and support to help children aged 3-11 start reading, keep reading and read more, increasing their confidence and self-esteem and raising attainment and future aspirations.

You will be matched to one of our local partner primary school.

We provide interactive training sessions and ongoing support once you are matched to a school.

Teaching & Training,Youth Work,Befriending, Buddying & Mentoring

Language Skills, Reading & Writing

• No qualifications or experience needed, just enthusiasm for sharing the value and joy of reading • Willingness to follow the proven Coram Beanstalk model • Ability to relate to, motivate and encourage children from a diverse range of backgrounds • Confidence adapting to and operating in a school environment • Patience, flexibility, creativity, energy and a sense of humour

• Making a life-changing difference to children in need • Connecting with other like-minded people • Using your skills in new and creative ways • Extending your experience of supporting children • Being part of a school community • Playing a part in raising reading attainment

At least 1 afternoon weekly during school term time

Further location details may be provided below.

Kerry Ward

Schools across Hackney

School and directions provided after volunteers register their interest in the role


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We welcome volunteers aged 18+. A DBS check is required due to working 1:1 with children, and we cover the cost and coordination of this.

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