Birmingham City Council

Level 3 SEND Teaching Assistant

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Oasis Academy Woodview
£23,023 (SCP13) to £24,920 (SCP17)
16 Jun 2022
01 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern

Level 3 SEND Teaching Assistant

£23,023 (SCP13) to £24,920 (SCP17)

Hours per week: 32.5 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Fixed term year in the first instance

Oasis Academy Woodview

Woodview Drive


B15 2HU

Telephone Number: 0121 440 4202

Email Address:

Job Start Date: ASAP

Oasis Academy Woodview are looking for an excellent Special Needs Teaching Assistant to work in our school. This is an opportunity to work with the best, most inspiring children in the city.

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspiring, innovative and dynamic candidate to be part of a thriving, inspirational team.

You will be working with a variety of students with special educational needs, initially in KS2. This will be on a 1-1 basis as well as small groups.

The successful candidate will:

have previous experience of supporting children with special educational needs and specifically children with an autism diagnosis

know how to remain calm in challenging situations

be totally committed to raising standards and overcoming barriers to learning for all children

be driven to ensure each child they work with makes accelerated progress

be able to develop the social, emotional skills and interactions of identified pupils

successfully work with children, developing positive relationships and providing appropriate support

have a commitment to working as part of our hardworking team

The role will include:

providing teaching support under the guidance of the class teacher and SENDCo, in small groups and, for individual pupils and/or children with statements or additional needs in order to aid the teaching of all curriculum subjects

assisting in planning and undertaking the delivery of group or individual pupil learning programmes, either in withdrawal groups or within the classroom, to ensure delivery of the individual's targets, group targets and to support the meeting of whole school targets

assisting the teacher with observation and monitoring of the progress of children, maintaining accurate records in order to ensure documentation of all children, especially those children with interventions

assisting with the implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care Programmes where necessary

establishing good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs

monitoring pupil’s responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed

undertaking professional development and training activities as appropriate

Visits to the Academy are warmly welcomed, where you will be able to meet our team. Visits can be arranged by contacting the Woodview Office on 0121 440 4202.

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: 1 July 2022, 1pm

For more information and an application pack please visit our school website .

Applications (CVs are not accepted) should be returned to  no later than the closing date below or posted to Bethan Shipway- Interim Deputy Principal, Oasis Academy Woodview, Woodview Drive, Edgbaston Birmingham, B15 2HU.

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.
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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