Birmingham City Council

Level 3 Teaching Assistant

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Yarnfield Primary School Yarnfield Road Birmingham B11 3PJ
£20,903 to £27,041 pro rata - Actual salary £16,223 to £20,987 pa
24 Nov 2021
03 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
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Level 3 Teaching Assistant

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

Hours per week: 32.5 per week, Monday to Friday, term time only

Contract Type: Fixed term for 12 months maternity cover

Yarnfield Primary School

Yarnfield Road


B11 3PJ

Telephone Number: 0121 693 0362

Email Address:

Job Start Date: January 2022

Do you want to work in a school that values and celebrates diversity? Do you believe that every child has the right to the highest possible standards in their education? Are you ambitious and aspirational?

We are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, dedicated and hardworking Teaching Assistant to join our team at Yarnfield Primary. Applicants should have at least NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent. You should also have an artistic flair, someone who can transform our displays in the classrooms to engage our children to

learn and also in the corridor so that our creative subjects can come to life!

As a Teaching Assistant you will be responsible for a small group of children, carrying out all related duties. The successful candidate will have proven experience of working with young people, ideally from a primary setting. You will also have excellent communication skills with children, parents and professionals and a sound knowledge and understanding of effective teaching and learning.

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 us

Yarnfield Primary School is a three-form entry primary school with a 52 place nursery, serving a diverse community in south Birmingham. Our school is on an exciting journey whose recent improvements have been recognised by OFSTED. Our aim, drive and ambition is to provide the children with real, purposeful high quality learning experiences which inspire and motivate them in achieving their very best.

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: 3 December 2021, 12 midday

It is anticipated that interviews will be held the week after.

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

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.

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. 

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