Hours per week: 32.5, term time only
Contract Type: Fixed Term as soon as possible to end in July 2024
Bordesley Green Girls' School & Sixth Form
Bordesley Green Road
Telephone number: 0121 464 1881
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Start date: as soon as possible
The Governing Body is currently looking to appoint a dynamic and forward-thinking Teaching Assistant who has a passion for working with SEN pupils to join our school as soon as possible.
The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting and assisting pupils with physical learning and sensory difficulties and promoting pupils social and emotional development.
Our pupils benefit from staff who are confident and resilient, patient and nurturing and who want to help us to support our pupils to thrive and develop into successful young people.
The post holder will be required to support with personal care and with supporting non-ambulant pupils (those in wheelchairs).
The ideal candidate will have:
• successful experience of working with children with complex needs
• excellent communication skills with all stakeholders
• a commitment to thematic learning
• a thorough understanding of Restorative Approaches
• confidence and resilience
• high expectations
All applicants must be qualified to NVQ Level 3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent and be able to evidence this.
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 the role.
Closing Date: 30 November 2023, midday
An applicant information pack and an application form are available on our website
Interested candidates should email their completed application form to HR@bordgrng.bham.sch.uk by the closing date. If you have not heard from the School within 10 working days of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.
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.
BCC is a Living Wage employer
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.