Birmingham City Council

Teaching Assistants (Level 2 working towards Level 3 will be considered)

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James Brindley Academy
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07 Jan 2022
24 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Working Pattern

Teaching Assistants (Level 2 working towards Level 3 will be considered)

£18,562pa - £20,493pa (pro rata) + pro rata TA £1,507pa TA SEN allowance

GRADE 3 SCP 20-28 £20,903pa - £27,041pa (pro rata) + pro rata TA £1,507pa TA SEN allowance + 50% uplift on TA SEN allowance (pro rata) if working at Dovedale

Hours per week: 32.50 hrs per week, term-time only

Contract Type: Permanent

James Brindley Academy

Bell Barn Road


B15 2AF

Telephone Number: 0121 666 6409

Email Address:

Job Start Date: As soon as possible


1 position at Parkway Centre (Bell Barn Road, B15 2AF)

1 position at Northfield Centre Bell Hill, B31 1LD)

2 positions at Dovedale Centre (Perry Common Road, B23 7AT)

May be required to work at any other sites of James Brindley

This is an excellent time to join James Brindley as the Academy continues to implement a strategic vision developed by pupils, staff and other stakeholders. Join us to ‘Think Differently to inspire young people to overcome all barriers and achieve their dreams.’

James Brindley is a stand-alone Academy based in a wide variety of locations across the City of Birmingham. In the course of a school year, we educate over 3,000 young people for periods ranging from a few days in hospital to several years in one of our teaching centres. The majority of our young people have complex medical needs, and many have

been out of education for a significant period of time prior to joining the Academy. We offer a full-time curriculum to young people from EYFS to KS5 and our aim is always to enable them to ‘close the gap’ and to make outstanding progress during the time they are with us.

James Brindley is looking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistants who have experience in working with pupils with varying SEMH needs from KS2 up to GCSE level and beyond. In order to support the activities of the individual pupil/small groups, you should have experience of assisting pupils in a classroom environment as well as be able to

implement agreed behaviour management strategies consistently and effectively. In addition, you should also have experience of working with young people with ASC. A good standard of education including Maths and English GCSE at C (or eqv) and NVQ Level 3 for Teaching Assistants (or working towards) are essential.

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: 24 January 2022, 8am

For further details and application form please visit our website at

Completed application forms should be submitted to

James Brindley Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this. Please be aware that this post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check and any offer of employment is made conditional of this. You will also be required to register and pay for the DBS update service

and ensure that documentary evidence is produced to ensure annual compliance and updates. You will also be required to provide written consent for the employer to access this information at any time. James Brindley Academy and KS4 Centre, Bell Barn Road. Birmingham. B15 2AF Telephone: 0121 666 6409

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.

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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