Teaching Assistant ( Birches Head Academy)

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Grade 4 (£15384 - £16326)
13 Jan 2022
24 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time

Teaching Assistant

Required to start as soon as possible

Permanent, part time (35 hours per week)

39 weeks per year (term time plus Inset days)

Grade 4, Spinal Column Point 4 – 7

(Equating to £15384-£16326)

Birches Head Academy has recently become part of the Frank Field Education Trust and we work collaboratively with others in our FFET family, allowing our students and staff many opportunities to develop. This is embodied in the FFET vision: ‘Social Justice through Excellence in Education’ and in the Academy motto: ‘Aspire to be More’.

Birches Head Academy is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated staff, who will support students with social, emotional and mental health needs to overcome barriers to learning.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of working with children of relevant age in a learning environment. You should possess the ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues and parents / carers. You must be computer literate, organised and have a good general standard of education at Level 2 or above, including English and Maths.

All staff play a vital role in helping us to ensure our students receive a world-class education, thereby enabling each child to reach their full potential.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to demonstrate their ability to champion the Academy’s development and to be part of our exciting journey.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

Closing date for applications: Monday 24 January at 9am

Interviews to be held: Friday 28 January.

For further information, including the recruitment pack and application form, please visit our website at: www.bircheshead.org.uk. Alternatively, you can contact the school for an information pack.

Completed application forms should be emailed to jbracegirdle@bircheshead.org.uk

Birches Head Academy requires an application form to be completed in order to be considered for this role. Please note that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Birches Head Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants will, therefore, be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes, including an enhanced DBS disclosure. References will be requested prior to interview.

All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of age, sex, race or disability.

Social Justice through Excellence in Education

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