Birmingham City Council


Colmers Farm Primary School
11 Jan 2022
24 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Working Pattern



Hours per week: 35 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

Colmers Farm Primary School

Leybrook Road


B45 9PB

Telephone Number: 0121 716 0444

Email Address:

Job Start Date: ASAP

Colmers Farm Primary School is proud to be part of the Excelsior Multi-Academy Trust. With their support we continue to improve and provide our children with the best education possible as well as helping to nurture and develop their personal and social skills. Our values of succeeding together, engaging learning, ensuring equality for all and aspiring from the start, shape all we do across Excelsior Trust and our schools. Our ‘No Outsiders’ approach to

equality ensures everyone is welcome in all our schools.

1.1 all aspects of the job description are to be carried out within a system of supervision by qualified teachers, to be determined by schools prior to employing higher level teaching assistants

1.2 to complement teachers’ delivery of the national curriculum and contribute to the development of other support staff, pupils and school policies and strategies when required

1.3 to work collaboratively with teaching staff and assist teachers in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources. Also, to supervise whole classes occasionally during the short-term absence of teachers. (Please refer to the managing attendance policy for clarification on what constitutes a short-term absence).

1.4 to provide support for pupils, the teacher and the school in order to raise standards of achievement for all pupils (e.g. SEN, EAL, all underachieving groups), by utilising advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes, and to encourage pupils to become independent learners, to provide support for their welfare, and to support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life.

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, 4pm

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification and complete the attached application and monitoring forms and email to recruitment.

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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