Birmingham City Council

Level 3 Teaching Assistant -Based within an ASD Resource Base including 1:1 responsibilities

Saltley Academy
£20,903.00 to £27,041.00 Annually (FTE)
14 Jan 2022
27 Jan 2022
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Level 3 Teaching Assistant -Based within an ASD Resource Base including 1:1 responsibilities

£20,903.00 to £27,041.00 Annually (FTE)

Hours per week: 32.5 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

Saltley Academy

Bordesley Green


West Midlands

B9 5RX

Telephone Number: 0121 803

Email Address:

Job Start Date: ASAP

Are you looking for a new role where you are able to make a difference?

This post comes at an exciting time within the development of Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust. Saltley Academy is looking for an experienced level 3 teaching assistant to support students on the autistic spectrum. You will join our friendly team, be enthusiastic, committed to raising standards, have high expectations and will work alongside a

conscientious, hardworking and welcoming team.

Saltley Academy recognises that each young person is an individual and is committed to ensuring that no student feels that they are at a disadvantage to their peers. The aim of the Resource Base is to equip each young person with skills and strategies to enable them to access, enjoy and succeed in school, allowing them to achieve their full potential in a

mainstream education.

A Teaching Assistant who;

· will have a sound knowledge of child development, the curriculum and supporting children with special needs and English as an additional language

· has experience of working in a school environment and has experience of all key stages

· is a qualified Practitioner with qualifications such as NVQ Level 3

· has proven skills that will contribute to classroom practise

· is a reflective and flexible practitioner

· is committed to developing personalised learning

· Will contribute to the development of the school and the Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust in raising standards

· will join the fantastic team at Saltley Academy with a smile and positivity

Saltley Academy is a 11-16 comprehensive school in the heart of multi-cultural Birmingham. We have recently beengraded Good by Ofsted, and during the recent inspection one of our students described our school as “outstanding, resilient and loving”. The Academy is progressing fast in its mission to develop outstanding learners, ensure academic success and nurture happy citizens in a supportive and inspiring environment. Throughout the last four years the school has performed significantly above national average in Progress 8. The Academy was also recently awarded the UNICEF rights respecting School Gold Award.

The Academy is part of the Washwood Heath Multi-Academy Trust and shares its core values. Being a member of the Trust provides numerous professional development opportunities. As a member of the Trust, the Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We will offer you:

· an excellent induction programme within a friendly and supportive environment

· offer a whole range of professional development opportunities to further develop colleagues’ skills and paid opportunities via the apprenticeship levy

· are creative and innovative in our approach to all aspects of school life

· a supportive team both within Saltley Academy and across Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust

· incredibly enthusiastic, well behaved and motivated children

· support and guidance from a highly effective leadership team

· a competitive salary and access to generous pension scheme

· a rights respecting school, gold award

· free on-site parking

· have a strong family ethos where individuals are respected and valued

· The opportunity to be part of a Trust that provides a full suite of benefits and rewards to support wellbeing including access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance programme, cycle to work scheme and contribution to glasses for DSE users

· generous terms and conditions such as annual leave and sick pay

Informal conversations are warmly welcomed.

NB CVs will not be accepted.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing Date: 27 January 2021, 9am

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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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