Teaching Assistant - Balsall Common Primary School

Balsall Common Primary School
Salary £18,887 - £19,650
10 Jun 2022
01 Jul 2022
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

£13777.00 - £14333.00 p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.

32.5 Hours per Week

Teaching Assistant

Salary Band B (point 3 to 5) 
Actual salary £13,777 to £14,333 
Permanent, full time, term time only 
(32.5 hours per week)

The Governors and Chief Executive Officer are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our team at Central Schools Trust comprising of Balsall Common Primary School Academy and Damson Wood Nursery and Infant School Academy.   With regard to this appointment, the successful candidate will be part of the team at either school. 

Purpose of the role

•    To support the class teacher and other members of the teaching team in providing and promoting an environment suitable for the development of children. 

Key Requirements

•    Ability to be able to manage and organise time and resources effectively
•    Commitment to working within organisational procedures and processes in order to meet required standards for the role
•    Ability to use ICT effectively to support learning
•    Ability to work effectively under pressure
•    Ability to be flexible during the school day if there is a need
•    Work effectively as part of a team and make an active contribution
•    Ability to assess individual pupil’s learning and support their next steps in learning
•    Ability to create a stimulating, effective and challenging learning environment
•    Skilled in positive behaviour management
•    Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
•    Effective interpersonal and communication skills

For further details, please see full job description and person specification.

Information about the Trust

Valuing and developing staff are key priorities. We want to work with highly motivated staff who have a proven track record, or would like to develop a proven track record, of high outcomes for all children. We care about recruiting the right people, and about retaining them.

Consequently, we have

•    a clear plan for developing employees through an Employee Development Programme, which sets clear guidelines for career advancement from entry level to coordinator, manager and director positions
•    a package that offers employee benefits
•    a well-being package to support staff emotionally and physically.

The support received from within our organisation will help to develop skills and foster experience which can be used as a stepping stone for future career advancement.

Additional information and how to apply

Central Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and will be expected to provide two suitable references. 

We welcome candidates to come and look around the school, please contact Janet Carlington at s2pa-cst@solgrid.org.uk, who will be pleased to arrange this for you.

Successful candidates will be contacted shortly after the application closing date with details of date and time of interview.

Application must be on a CST Application Form, which is attached with this advert. Application forms which are not completed correctly will not be considered.  CV’s will also not be accepted. 

Please send your completed application form by email for the attention of Mrs J Carlington, Chief Executive Officer’s PA at s2pa-cst@solgrid.org.uk.   The closing date for applications is midnight on Friday 1 July 2022.

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Monitoring Form
Application Form
Job Description

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