Vacancy for Level 3 Teaching Assistant
Required as soon as possible
Permanent, 32.5 hours per week, Term Time Only 39 weeks per year
Grade 5 SCP 7 – 11 FTE £22,369 - £24,054 pay award pending
Actual Annual Salary £16,960 - £18,650 pay award pending
(Cover Supervision Allowance £1,270 per annum)
We are a Multi Academy Trust comprising of six secondary schools and one primary school with over 750 employees and over 5,500 students, based in Dudley, West Midlands.
We are looking for a Level 3 Teaching Assistant to join the team at Rufford Primary School with the ability to work in any Key Stage.
You will need to be able to;
Work with children and support them in their learning
Be positive in their approach to their work and all members of the school community
Work as part of the school team
Support every child to achieve their very best
Contribute towards extra-curricular activities
Develop their knowledge of SEND and is willing to support learning of children with additional needs
For more information or an informal discussion, please contact Ms Pippa Laight, PA to the Headteacher on 01384 686717.
Tours of the school are encouraged. Please call to arrange.
Closing date: Wednesday 29th November 2023, 12 noon
We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.
Interviews due to take place: To be confirmed
In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, as a part of our recruitment process, we will carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates to identify any comment, image or other content that could cause reputational damage to the trust and/or give rise to a safeguarding concern. If we discover anything during our searches this will be passed onto the recruitment manager and discussed during interview.
We are deeply committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and expect all Staff and Volunteers to share this commitment. All necessary Safeguarding checks will be undertaken which must have satisfactory outcomes, otherwise the conditional job offer may be withdrawn. Details of the checks that will be undertake can be found at: Keeping Children Safe in Education, 2023 – KCSIE 2023
This role has been assessed as working in regulated activity and is subject to an Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List Check.
It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:
Positions at the school are exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to a post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). DBS Filtering guidance can be found on the GOV.UK website.
As a Trust we are committed to ensuring that throughout our recruitment and selection process, no applicant will be disadvantaged or discriminated against because of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.