Birmingham City Council

Level 3 Teaching Assistant

Expiring today

Woodthorpe Junior & Infant School Greenwood Close Birmingham B14 6ET
£20,903 to £27,041 pro rata
11 Jan 2022
26 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
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Level 3 Teaching Assistant

£20,903 to £27,041 pro rata

Hours per week: 19.5 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Fixed Term 12 months to cover for absences of permanent staff due to sickness, attendance on training courses, maternity leave, etc

Woodthorpe Junior & Infant School

Greenwood Close


B14 6ET

Email Address:

Telephone Number: 0121 464 5203

Job Start Date: 1 March 2022

Woodthorpe J.I. School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and dedicated teaching assistant to work in Reception commencing as soon as possible. Candidates should be qualified to Level 3 NVQ or equivalent. This is a job share part time post working 19.5 hours per week Monday to Wednesday, term time only and a fixed term appointment.

Woodthorpe J.I. School has a supportive and friendly staff who are committed to maintaining high standards by achieving the best for all pupils. We provide an environment in which teachers enjoy working and feel valued and supported by senior leaders to do well.

We are proud to be judged ‘Outstanding’ in our last OFSTED.

Our children are wonderful, enthusiastic and enjoy learning.

We have supportive parents and governors.

You will be required to:

• work in Reception or deliver specific interventions

• support reading with children

• support a pupil leadership group

• support children with specific medical needs.

You must be able to communicate well, both in written and oral form, in Standard English.

You must be flexible, adapt to a range of duties and be committed to working in our teams.

You must be reliable, enthusiastic and committed to working with children having a ‘can do’ approach.

The successful candidate will be offered opportunities for further training and professional development.

We can offer the successful candidates:

• Enthusiastic children who have positive attitudes towards their learning journey

• A dynamic staff, determined to provide high quality teaching for all pupils

• A strong commitment to staff well-being and professional development

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: 26 January 2022, 12noon

For an application pack please visit our website Our School – School Vacancies

Previous Applicants need not apply

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.

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. 

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