Teaching Assistant Level 2 or 3 - The Arthur Terry School

Arthur Terry Learning Partnership
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
Grade 2 - 3
Closing date
19 Dec 2023

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The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust (MAT) encompassing 6 secondary schools, 14 primary schools, 1 all-through school, a Teaching School Hub, and School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider.  Our schools are based in North Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield, North Warwickshire and Coventry.

Teaching Assistant – Level 2 or 3

Part time, Permanent,

Required as soon as possible

A vacancy for a Teaching Assistant has arisen within our Multi Academy Trust, based at The Arthur Terry School in Sutton Coldfield.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and outstanding practitioner to support teaching staff in the development and education of pupils including the provision of specialist skills.  

This role would suit someone who enjoys supporting young people and is committed to being instrumental in helping them reach their potential.  You will be joining an experienced, dedicated team who contribute significantly to the wider school team. 

To be successful in this role, you will have experience and/or qualifications related to working with students with autism. The role will require providing support with the intimate care needs of students.

Salary:                  Level 2: £22,737 – £24,702 FTE (actual salary £17,486.28 - £18,997.50 per annum)

                        Level 3: £25,119 - £31,364 (actual salary £19,318.20 - £24,121.03 per annum)

Hours:                  32.5 hours per week, permanent, term time only

Location:             The role will be based at Arthur Terry School, Kittoe Road, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, B74 4RZ

Start Date:          Required as soon as possible

What you will need to succeed

  • To share our passion for wanting the very best for our students and schools To be committed to keeping our students safe Be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people with the natural ability to inspire and motivate Be an outstanding practitioner Be emotionally intelligent with the ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders The passion and commitment to work in a fast paced, challenging yet always rewarding role A relevant qualification where applicable.

What you will get in return

  • Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we invest in your development through training, mentoring and progression opportunities through apprenticeships and other routes. A competitive salary An Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits package Competitive pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme) Professional Development & Wellbeing Days

What you need to do now

For an application pack please visit our website: https://atlp.org.uk/vacancies/

To arrange an informal chat about the role, please contact Mr N Blunt via email nblunt@arthurterry.bham.sch.uk   

Completed applications should include an application form and a supporting statement no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining the skills and experience you have that make you suitable for the role.

Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@atlp.org.uk

Please note we do not accept CV’s; applications will only be considered if received on an ATLP application form.

Interviews will take place as soon as suitable applications are received

*Previous applicants need not apply

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:


This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role.

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references which will be sought prior to interview.  The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.

We will carry out an online search about you for information that is publicly available online. This will include social media accounts you may hold. This will only be carried out on shortlisted candidates and before interview. This processing of data will be conducted under the legal basis of Article 6(e) public task in line with the guidance laid out in para 221 of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023. Any data collected during this search will be retained in line with our retention schedule which is available on request.

Please find a link to our safeguarding policy which we would encourage you to read prior to applying to work in our organisation ATLP Safeguarding policy 2023/2024

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