Birmingham City Council

Level 2 Teaching Assistant (VI Department)

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Plantsbrook School Upper Holland Road Sutton Coldfield B72 1RB
£18,562 to £20,493 + SEN allowance of £1,587 per annum, pro rata Actual Salary: £14,452 to £15,956 +
18 Nov 2021
02 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
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Level 2 Teaching Assistant (VI Department)

£18,562 to £20,493 + SEN allowance of £1,587 per annum, pro rata Actual

Salary: £14,452 to £15,956 + SEN allowance

Hours per week: 32.5 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Fixed term - funding related

Plantsbrook School

Upper Holland Road

Sutton Coldfield

B72 1RB

Telephone Number: 0121 362 7310

Email Address:

Job Start Date: As soon as possible

Are you looking for a fresh challenge? Can you be creative? Are you able to support our VI students, many of whom are academically more able, to reach their full potential?

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and flexible Teaching Assistant to work with students aged 11-18 years, who have a range of visual impairments. Plantsbrook has a Resource Base for students with visual impairment. You will support students across the curriculum range within the mainstream classrooms. The ability to support and prepare

Braille is desirable but not essential, as training will be provided. To apply for the Level 2 Teaching Assistant, you should either be qualified to NVQ Level 2, or be willing to work towards obtaining this qualification. Excellent opportunity for anyone looking for a career in education or social care.

If you believe you have the vision and commitment and you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of our students and staff, we would like to hear from you.

We have a state-of-the-art building providing a working environment that is truly fit-for-purpose. This is both a challenging and exciting time to be working at Plantsbrook School.

We can offer you:

• the full support of an experienced professional team of staff

• well established protocols and systems

• continuing Professional Development and training to support you in your work

• the opportunity to work in this innovative and forward-thinking Multi-Academy Trust

• cashback healthcare plan

• employee assistance scheme to include free and confidential advice, information and counselling, discounted gym membership, discounts at various retail outlets and attractions/days out

• cycle to work scheme

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: 2 December 2021, 4pm

For further details and application form visit our website or email: or telephone 0121 362 7310 ext *2012

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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