School Readers Volunteer
|Opportunity: Poor literacy amongst primary school children is a major issues in England with 1 in 4 children leaving primary school not reading to the expected standard. This has lifelong consequences. The disruption to education due to pandemic has exacerbated the issue particularly for disadvantaged children.|
Schoolreaders recruits volunteers from the community and places them in primary to provided one to one reading support.
Volunteer Role :
• Listen to children read and help develop literacy skills through engaging in conversations about books/picture
• Follow safeguarding procedures in school.
|Requirements: Please note each school will be different and we will match volunteers to a suitable setting.|
|Location: Various Primary Schools around the west midlands. We make every effort to find a school that is easy for you to travel to and from|
|Hours: Yes Enhanced DBS which will be carried out by the school prior to starting|
|DBS: Yes Enhanced DBS which will be carried out by the school prior to starting|