Hours per week: 36.5, term time only
Contract Type: Fixed Term 1 year
Yardley Green Road
Telephone number: 0121 566 6607
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Start Date: as soon as possible
Waverley Education Foundation (WEF) is a Multi Academy Trust, which operates both Waverley School and Waverley Studio College. WEF has over 1900 students on roll across the trust. It develops, brokers and delivers a range of services which support learning and leadership and management and improve outcomes for children and young people.
Waverley School is an all through school for students aged 4 to 19. It also has a Resource Base for students with cognition and learning difficulties. In its recent Ofsted inspection in September 2021, Waverley School was graded as a ‘Good’ School. We have state of the art facilities for learning, teaching and training and a strong staff team that are committed to the learning and development of all our students.
Our core values of Humanity, Equality, Aspiration and Respect support our vision to create a learning community where we work together to achieve excellence in everything we do.
“Pupils have a strong understanding of diversity, respect and tolerance, including for different family lifestyles” – Ofsted 2021.
As part of the exciting development plans for the Resource Base, we are expanding our team to support pupils’ needs.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Primary Phase team as a SEND specific Teaching Assistant (L2, GR2).
The ideal candidate will be able to encourage, motivate and enthuse pupils to promote individual progress and social collaboration. The applicant must be able to work as part of a team. The applicant should be willing to support the successful integration of Resource Base pupils in mainstream education as well as able to nourish needs within the Resource Base. Our aim is to support each and every pupil to be the best that they can be. We aspire to ensure that every child develops the skills they need to be independent young adults who have promising futures. The applicant’s views need to align with this vision and be supportive of progress towards these goals.
You will need to be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people, with the ability to inspire and motivate students.
We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the school application form will be accepted.
Waverley Education Foundation is committed to the protection and safety of its students.
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: 29 November 2023, 10.00am
For an application pack please visit our website
Completed applications should be sent to Applications@waverley.bham.sch.uk Applications received after the closing date. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful 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 all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; 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.