Hours per week: 32.5 per week, term time only
Contract type: Permanent
50, Scholars Gate
Telephone number: 0121 809 0885
Email address: email@example.com
Required as soon as possible.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Teaching Assistants to join Hallmoor School, part of
The Forward Education Trust. The Trust was established in 2017 and is a rapidly growing Multi Academy Trust serving special schools across the West Midland area.
Hallmoor School caters for the needs of an increasingly diverse pupil population with a wide range of educational difficulties, ranging from moderate, severe, and complex needs. Some pupils also present with communication, physical, sensory, behavioural, or autistic difficulties requiring additional adult support and specialist intervention.
The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting and assisting pupils with physical learning and sensory difficulties and will be able to work collaboratively with teaching staff to plan and deliver high quality educational provision for our young people.
Forward Education Trust is committed to providing continuous professional development for all staff and encourage a supportive, motivating, and engaging working environment in all our Schools.
All applicants must be qualified to NVQ level 3 or equivalent and be able to evidence this on request.
What we can offer you:
Teacher Pension or Support Staff Local Government Pension – Employer Contribution
FET HUB – information all in one place, access to a range of benefits
Paid for Health Cash Plan – employee and dependent children benefit – option to add partner
Employee Questionnaire – Consultation with staff on a range of issues and ideas
Salary sacrifice scheme – Cycle to Work Scheme
Access to the NHS approved Thrive App – to support mental health and well-being
Comprehensive induction and probation support and an ongoing performance management and appraisal system
Easy purchase scheme (salary deduction) – Smart Tech in association with Currys
Enhanced Employee Assistance Programme – free, totally confidential advice, with face-to-face consultations
Personal and professional learning and development – including FLICK online learning and other resources
Access to discounts and offers from Reward Gateway and MyPerks
Occupational Health Service – accessible to support the needs of individual staff
Staff recognition – e-cards to celebrate success among colleagues
Mental Health First Aiders
Policies being developed to support positive health & well-being: Family Friendly Working, Special Leave of Absence, Flexible Working, Menopause
Staff recognition – awards throughout the year, in line with Trust behaviours and values
A commitment to develop new ideas to show we really value what you do for our children.
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: 27 November 2023, 9:00am
To apply, please visit our website and download an application form
Completed application forms to be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Trust may review applications upon receipt and may call applicants for interview prior to the advert closing date.
Therefore, you are encouraged to make an early application for this role, and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date.
Please note that only fully completed Forward Education Trust Application forms will be accepted; we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV) or accept them in place of an application form.
If you do not hear from the school within 14 days of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted.
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.
An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.