Level 2 Teaching Assistant
Level 2 Teaching Assistant
£14,510 to £16,020 plus SEN allowance (Pro Rata of £18,979 to £20,955)
Hours per week: 32.5hrs per week, term time only
Contract Type: Permanent
Lea Hall Academy - Forward Education Trust
Telephone Number: 0121 566 6690
Email Address: email@example.com
Job Start Date: ASAP
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Level 2 Teaching Assistant to join Lea Hall Academy, a brand-new purpose-built special school in Kitts Green. This brand-new Academy educates boys aged 5-14 years with complex social emotional, mental health (SEMH) needs. Lea Hall Academy is part of Forward Education Trust, a growing Multi Academy Trust established in 2017 serving special schools across the West Midland area.
The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting and assisting pupils with behavioural difficulties and promoting pupils social and emotional development. Some of our pupils also having other additional diagnoses such as ADHD, Autism and ODD and therefore need staff who are confident and resilient, patient and nurturing and who want to help us to support our pupils to thrive and develop into successful young people. Successful applicants will be able to contribute to the planning and evaluation of learning activities with teaching staff in order to plan and deliver high quality educational provision for our young people.
Forward Education Trust is committed to providing continuous professional development for all staff and encourage a supportive, motivating, and engaging working environment in all of our Schools.
All applicants must be qualified to NVQ Level 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent and be able to evidence this.
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: 17 January 2022, 9am
The Trust may review applications upon receipt and may call applicants for interview prior to the advert closing date. Therefore, you are encouraged to make an early application for this role, and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date.
Please note that only Forward Education Trust Application forms will be accepted via our online portal; we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV) or accept them in place of an application form.
Forward Education Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate must promote this ethos. Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.
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.