Birmingham City Council

KS1 Teaching Assistant with a focus on SEN

The Oaklands Primary School Dolphin Lane Birmingham B27 7BT
£20,903 to £27,041 pro rata – Actual salary £16,223 to £20,987
16 Nov 2021
29 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
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KS1 Teaching Assistant with a focus on SEN

£20,903 to £27,041 pro rata – Actual salary £16,223 to £20,987

Hours per week: 32.5 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Fixed term until 21 July 2022 to provide extra help for seasonal variations in workload

The Oaklands Primary School

Dolphin Lane


B27 7BT

Telephone Number: 0121 706 2168

Email Address:

Job Start Date: As soon as possible

The Oaklands Primary School is a 2-form entry Primary school in Acock’s Green Birmingham. Our Ofsted report (November 2018) has identified many positives within our school. “Leaders and the Trust are highly ambitious for the school.” Staff “feel valued and part of a strong team.” There is a “rich and engaging curriculum” in place that “stimulates pupils’ interests and their desire to learn.” Ofsted 2019.

If you would like to be part of our journey to excellence, we would love to hear from you.

As a Unicef Rights Respecting School, we embrace and celebrate the diverse communities that make The Oaklands ‘who we are’. We believe that every child has the right to the highest possible standards in their education so that they are equipped with the skills they need to succeed in life. We are ambitious and aspirational for all our pupils and set high

targets. We aim high because we know with the right opportunities, our pupils can do it.

We take great pride in developing a caring, creative and safe environment for our pupils and we are passionate about providing a rich and varied curriculum that inspires curiosity and enquiry.

Join us and you will be part of a fantastic team. We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting

each other to achieve great things. With a level 3 TA qualification, as well as a knowledge and experience of SEND and safeguarding procedures, you will have a real passion for supporting pupils, including those with particular needs, as well as a desire to develop a pro-active and supportive culture throughout school.

Are you our newest recruit? Are you ready to really make a difference and join us on our journey?

For a full description of the role and person specification, please see the accompanying documents.

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: 29 November 2021, 12 midday, interviews to follow shortly after

For an application form and further information about all our vacancies please visit the trust website

Please note we do not accept CV's

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.

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