Level 3 Teaching Assistant
Level 3 Teaching Assistant
£20,903 to £27,041 (actual salary £16,223 to £20,987)
Hours per week: 32.5 per week, term time only
Contract Type: Fixed term till 31 August 2022 to provide additional education or undertake a specific project for which special funding has been obtained for a known, limited period
Telephone Number: 0121 628 1311
Email Address: email@example.com
Job Start Date: As soon as possible
Ninestiles School is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our team as a Teaching Assistant. Working under the instruction/guidance of the SENDCO, senior leadership team and in collaboration with teaching staff to support the delivery of quality learning, teaching and assessment to help raise standards of achievement for all students. This is a fixed term position until 31 August 2021 due to additional funding which has been granted to provide additional support for Inculsion student.
To be considered for this post you must hold an NVQ Level 3 qualification (minimum entry requirement) and ideally have experience in working with children preferably those with additional needs. You must be an individual who has the skills and passion to positively impact on our pupils. You must also possess the commitment, enthusiasm and energy to
inspire them every day. You must show your ability to interact well with pupils and teachers alike in a culture built on the values of mutual trust and respect.
As a Teaching Assistant you will be supporting teaching primarily in our Teaching and Learning Resource Base.
Working alongside the class teacher you will supervise outside-class learning from pupils who have been identified as needing extra support or intervention.
It would be advantageous if candidates could demonstrate the following:
• experience of supporting pupils with speech, language and communication needs including autism
• experience of working with pupils with cognition and learning needs thereby able to collaborate with teachers to differentiate / scaffold learning tasks and activities for pupils working significantly below age related expectations
• an understanding of pupils’ sensory differences
• experience of helping pupils to understand and regulate their emotional responses and develop a greater sense of self-awareness, independence and resilience
• Working knowledge of a range of interventions and approaches to enhance literacy and numeracy development
• maths specialism
Ninestiles has a very reflective teaching staff body who welcome feedback from parents and students to secure the needs of all learners. The school has a wide and varied curriculum, students have access to an impressive range of sporting and extracurricular activities with well over sixty enrichment opportunities offered after school. There is a strong culture of safeguarding and staff work positively with the leadership team to ensure students are kept safe.
About the Trust
Why work for us?
The Trust offers:
• a strong focus on staff care and wellbeing
• high quality training and support in and across academies
• a clear career pathway
• employee assistance programme
• employee discount schemes
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
Closing Date: 15 November 2021, 12 midday
For an application pack and further information about all our vacancies please visit the trust website
It is anticipated that interviews will be held the week after the closing date
Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.
Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.