Birmingham City Council

Level 3 Teaching Assistant

City of Birmingham School Birmingham
£20,903 - £27,041 + £1,507 SEN pro rata (Actual Salary £16,274 – £21,052 + £1,173)
17 Nov 2021
29 Nov 2021
enquiry@cobschool. com
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Part Time

Level 3 Teaching Assistant

£20,903 - £27,041 + £1,507 SEN pro rata (Actual Salary £16,274 – £21,052 + £1,173)

Hours per week: 32.5 hours per week, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

City of Birmingham School


Telephone Number: 0121 303 0272

Email Address:

Job Start Date: 01/01/2022 or ASAP

The City of Birmingham School is seeking ambitious, inspirational and enthusiastic teaching assistants who are able to consistently demonstrate excellent classroom practice and contribute to improving outcomes for pupils. This is an exciting time to join our journey of improvement and play a key part in transforming the lives of our young people. Despite their vastly different educational experiences, we passionately believe that our pupils have the potential to access and achieve the same standard of national qualifications as their peers in mainstream schools.

The successful candidates will be expected to take up the appointment during the Spring Term 2022 or ASAP. -  Teaching Assistant vacancies for Secondary and Primary Centres (term time only) Grade 3 + SEN Allowance (£20,903 - £27,041) + £1,507 Pro Rata (only payable with recognised Level 3 TA qualification without a recognised qualification will be paid at Grade 2 + SEN Allowance (£18,562 - £20,493) + £1,507 Pro Rata (Actual Salary £14,451 - £15,954 + £1,173)

Situated in centres across the city, our specialised teams of teachers and support staff work together to support pupils with complex social, emotional needs and challenging behaviours. As the Pupil Referral Unit for Birmingham LA we provide for those pupils who have been, or are at risk of, permanent exclusion, Children in Care and those experiencing emotionally based school refusal. Additionally, our Outreach Team offers a traded service to local schools. The size of our setting allows for a vibrant CPD programme and opportunities for rapid career progression. We have an approachable and supportive Leadership Team who encourage staff and actively promote work life balance.

We can offer you:

• a forward-thinking school, striving for continual improvement and innovation

• a welcoming and friendly school with a positive ethos

• a place to build positive relationships to support and care for children and help meet their needs

• a supportive, enthusiastic, dedicated and highly motivated staff and governors

• opportunities to be part of delivering an exciting curriculum

• the opportunity for continuing professional development

We welcome your application for one of these exciting opportunities if you are:

• an excellent practitioner

• passionate about pupil progress

• resilient

• forward thinking

• determined to make a difference

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.

City of Birmingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment through:

• ability to support the local authority agenda relating to safeguarding

• ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships with children and young people

• emotional resilience and attitude towards use of authority and maintaining discipline

• an enhanced DBS check which is required for this post

• issues identified in references will be taken up at interview

All staff are expected to understand and be committed to Equal Opportunities in employment and school delivery.

Closing Date: Monday 29 November 2021, 9am

Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Candidates are invited to contact the school to arrange informal visits on 0121 303 0272 Information about the school is available on our website

Application packs available by email from quoting ref ES2203 or you can download the application pack.

Completed applications should be returned by email to

Interviews: w/c 6/12/ 2021.

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.

BCC is a Living Wage employer 

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