Birmingham City Council

Level 2 Teaching Assistant

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St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School Wychall Lane Birmingham B38 8AP
£16,512 to £18,230 (£9.92 to £10.92 per hour.)
22 Jun 2022
30 Jun 2022
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Level 2 Teaching Assistant

£16,512 to £18,230 (£9.92 to £10.92 per hour.)

Hours per week: 20 hours per week anticipated hours of work 9am to 3pm, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School

Wychall Lane


B38 8AP

Telephone Number: 0121 464 4643

Email Address:

Job Start Date: 1 September 2022

St Thomas Aquinas is a large and thriving 11-18 Catholic comprehensive school where staff and students from all faiths live out the school mission and every member of the community feels valued and engaged. In November 2018 the school was judged as GOOD by Ofsted.

The school requires an enthusiastic, experienced, and hardworking Level 2 Teaching Assistant to join the Learning Support Team from September 2022. We wish to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant who will support the teaching and learning of students with a wide range of special educational needs. This post is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious professional to contribute to the school's continuing success.

It is an exciting time to join St Thomas Aquinas School, as we became part of the Lumen Christi Multi Academy on the 1 April 2015. This links us with seven of our Catholic Primary Feeder Schools and brings real opportunities for collaborate teaching and learning.

The successful candidate will work with individual or small groups of students to promote their inclusion and to provide support for teaching and personalised learning. They may also be placed within a classroom environment to support students. It is essential that the person appointed understands the barriers to learning and is able to help students to

overcome them. The successful candidate will liaise with a wide range of staff and will monitor students closely to ensure they make good progress.

This is a wonderful opportunity for the right person to work in a curriculum area with highly committed staff in a large and popular Catholic secondary school.

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: 30 June 2022, 9am

For further details and application form visit our school website or contact the Office Manager, St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School, Wychall Lane, Kings Norton, B38 8 AP Tel: 0121 464 4643 email: .

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.

BCC is a Living Wage employer 

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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