£23,826 - £26,526 FTE
Hours per week: 37.50, term time only
Contract Type: Fixed Term for 1 year
University of Birmingham School
12, Weoley Park Road
Telephone number: 0121 796 5000
Email address: email@example.com
Start date: January 2024
We are looking for kind, caring individuals to support our pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
As a Teaching Assistant you will support pupils both inside and outside the classroom.
You will work closely with class teachers, the pupil’s family and the SENDCO to enable our pupils to be fully engaged in all aspects of school life.
Experience of working with young people with SEND such as Hearing and Visual Impairments, ADHD and Autism in a secondary school environment is desirable but training will be provided.
We will have high expectations of you to be an outstanding role model committed to the distinctive ethos of our School, where we strive for academic excellence, underpinned by character education. In return, you will join the ambitious and collaborative staff team of a diverse School partnered with a world-class University, with a commitment from us to your continuing professional development.
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: 4 December 2023, 9:00am
Please apply online
Please note that we will not accept applications submitted via CV. Visits to school are welcomed and encouraged, please telephone Katie Tennant on 0121 796 5008 to make an appointment.
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; Prohibition check (where applicable) Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. An online search will also be carried out on all shortlisted candidates.
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 post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment.