Birmingham City Council

Level 3 Teaching Assistant

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Federation of Cherry Oak School and Victoria School Based at Victoria School Bell Hill, Birmingham B
£21,269 - £27,514 pro rata
16 Jun 2022
01 Jul 2022
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Level 3 Teaching Assistant

£21,269 - £27,514 pro rata

Hours per week: 32.5, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

Federation of Cherry Oak School and Victoria School

Based at Victoria School

Bell Hill, Birmingham

B31 1LD

Job Start Date: 1 September 2022

Victoria School caters for pupils aged from 2 – 19 years. All of our pupils have complex physical disabilities and/or health care needs, together with and a variety of learning difficulties and/or sensory impairments. You will play an integral role as part of the school’s primary Team.

As an integral part of the wider primary school team, you will support the teaching, learning and assessment across primary classes. You will need to have excellent written and oral skills and can communicate/liaise with students and class teachers on a regular basis with regards to promoting their achievements.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:

• flexibility to work across the primary school departments

• the ability to work using your initiative, and as part of a team

• clear and effective communication with students and colleagues

• have initiative and the desire to take ownership of tasks

• you must be confident in supporting the learning of small groups of students in all classes across the Primary department

• a knowledge of supporting early readers with their phonics/ emergent reading strategies, including being prepared to undertake the training of the Victoria reading curriculum

• promote the ethos of working as part of the wider primary school teams

• you must be willing to support class teams with the postural management of secondary aged students with physical disabilities to promote postural and language and communication development

• A recognised & Specific Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification AND GCSE Maths and English at Level 4 or above or recognised equivalent qualifications.

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: 1 July 2022, 3.00pm

Please complete an application pack, from our website 

Upon completion, please submit to:  

Telephone Number: 0121 476 9478


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.

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. 

BCC is a Living Wage employer 

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