Birmingham City Council

SEND Teaching Assistant – Level 3

Billesley Primary School Trittiford Road Birmingham B13 0ES
£21,269.00 to £27,541.00 pro rata, per annum
14 Jun 2022
24 Jun 2022
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SEND Teaching Assistant – Level 3

£21,269.00 to £27,541.00 pro rata, per annum

Hours per week: 32.5 hours per week, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

Billesley Primary School

Trittiford Road


B13 0ES

Telephone Number: 0121 675 2800

Email Address:

Job Start Date: to be confirmed

Billesley Primary school is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and skilled teaching assistant with a passion for working with SEND children to join our team. Experience of supporting children with ASD is preferable, but not essential for the right candidate. We would also welcome applications from graduates and can offer high-quality career development and opportunities. In our most recent Ofsted Inspection in May 2019, we were judged Outstanding in all areas and continue to thrive as an organisation. ‘The curriculum provides pupils with rich and meaningful learning experiences.’ ‘The provision for pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) is outstanding’ ‘Teaching assistants have a very positive influence on pupils’ learning’. Ofsted 2019

You will:

  • be driven to support children in making the best possible progress have experience of working with children with a range of significant learning needs have a particular passion and relevant experience for supporting children with SEND and ASD Understand and demonstrate the highest standards of safeguarding be motivated, enthusiastic and adaptable be able to work as part of a team, as well independently respond positively to feedback and be driven to improve have NVQ Level 3 children or equivalent have and demonstrate excellent communication and literacy skills

Preferable skills:

  • have experience of working with children who have speech and language needs and qualifications to support specific strategies e.g Makaton, PECs, TEACCH or the willing to learn an understanding of pupils sensory differences and needs experience of helping pupils to understand and regulate their emotional responses to develop a greater sense of self-awareness, independence and resilience

We can offer:

  • outstanding support and professional development ongoing coaching support an experienced, dedicated and friendly staff Enthusiastic children with a passion for learning Supportive parents and trustees

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: 24 June 2022, 15.30pm

Please apply on-line via our school website. Please refer to the job description.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact the school by telephone, 0121-675-2800 or by e-mail,

Informal visits are encouraged – please contact the school for an appointment.

Interviews: Tuesday 28 June 2022.


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.

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.

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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