Birmingham City Council

Teaching Assistant Level 3

Priestley Smith School Beeches Road Oscott Birmingham B42 2PY
£20,903 - £27,041 pro rata
23 Nov 2021
30 Nov 2021
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Teaching Assistant Level 3

£20,903 - £27,041 pro rata

Hours: 32.5 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

Priestley Smith School

Beeches Road



B42 2PY


Telephone Number: 0121 325 3900

Headteacher: Mrs Joanna Garvey

Job Start Date: 01/01/2022

A Level 3 Teaching Assistant is required at this outstanding special school catering for pupils with visual impairments between the ages of 2 and 19 years. Candidates should be qualified to NVQ Level 3 and have GCSEs at grade A-C in mathematics and English or the equivalent. The post will be within the Secondary Department of the school and will include academic support, social, emotional and mental health support, physical care and behaviour management. The successful candidate will join a strong and successful team of people fully committed to maximising every child’s potential. Experience of working with pupils with special educational needs in either mainstream or specialist provision is essential. Candidates with no school experience should not apply. Informal visits are welcome by arrangement.

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: 30 November 2021, 12:00 noon

Application form and further details available from Mrs Jacinta Hill via email

BCC is a Living Wage employer 

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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