Teaching Assistant

Ormiston Forge Academy
Cradley Heath, West Midlands
£14,968.76 - £15,799.17 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Vacancy: Teaching Assistant

Place: Ormiston Forge Academy, Wrights Lane, Cradley Heath, West Midlands. B64 6QU.

Telephone: 01384 566598.

Email: hr@oatforge.co.uk

Hours: 31.5 hours per week. Term time only plus 5 days

Salary: SCP 2-5 (£20,441 - £21,575 FTE) roughly £14,968.76 - £15,799.17 per annum

Job start: ASAP pending pre-recruitment checks

Deadline for applications: Thursday 30 November 2023 at 9am

Interviews to be held: December 2023

We are looking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant to be part of our Access Centre, helping to identify and resolve barriers to learning.

The purpose of this post is to be a key member of a team which provides a complementary service to the Academy in order to address the needs of students to support them in overcoming barriers to learning to include personal care for students as and when required.

The post is required to support the inclusive vision and ethos of the Academy by providing support to groups or individual students as required by the SENCO.


  • A minimum of GCSE Grade A to C or Grade 4 or above passes in maths and English.
  • Must be qualified to Level 2 supporting teaching and Learning.
  • Minimum of 1 year’s experience of classroom support to students is desirable.

For further information please refer to the Job Description or for an informal discussion contact hr@oatforge.co.uk

How to apply

Visit us online at www.oatcareers.co.uk where you can find further information and details on how to apply. Please note that CV’s are not accepted.

Ormiston Forge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Suitability checks will be undertaken including identity, Right To Work, qualifications, Prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

Compulsory Declaration of any Convictions, Cautions or Reprimands, Warnings or Bind-overs

It is the academy’s policy to require all applicants for employment to disclose any previous ‘unspent’ criminal convictions and any cautions which have not expired, or any pending prosecutions. In addition, the job you are applying for is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (exceptions order 1975) which requires you to disclose all spent convictions and cautions except those which are ‘protected’ under Police Act 1997 – Part V and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) and are not subject to disclosure to employers on DBS certificates and cannot be taken into account. Guidance on the filtering of “protected” cautions and convictions which do not need to be disclosed by a job applicant can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website.

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