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Teaching Assistants - Levels 1, 2, 3

St Matthias School
Deans Road, Wolverhampton, WV1 2BH
NJC Grade 2, 3 and 4
Closing date
20 Feb 2024

Job Details

St Matthias is a good school where staff know students well. Leaders work hard to ensure that everyone feels part of the school’s diverse community. Students feel happy and safe at school. This is because leaders have created an environment where students are well supported and cared for. Leaders expect students to try hard in school. They do not tolerate disruption in lessons or at social times. In lessons students are polite and respectful of their teachers. Everyone gets access to a good-quality curriculum.

                                                  (Extracts from Ofsted Report published 10thJanuary 2020)

We are seeking to further expand the SEND learning support team and wish to appoint some enthusiastic Teaching Assistants at Levels 1, 2 or 3 to join our school.

You will need initiative and be able to work collaboratively to provide a caring and stimulating environment for our children. You must have good interpersonal skills, ICT skills and enjoy working with children. We offer a friendly supportive working environment with a commitment to the continued professional development of staff.



Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • supporting students, as groups or individuals;
  • supporting teachers;
  • supporting the school and curriculum, as required.


The successful candidates will have:


  • Experience working and supporting in an educational setting (required at TA L2&3)
  • Successfully planned and delivered interventions and booster groups (required at TA L2&3)
  • Maths and English GCSE level A – C or equivalent
  • A positive and supportive influence on the teacher and children you support
  • The ability to recognise the child's needs & adapt the learning accordingly to ensure children thrive
  • Committed to the learning and development of children within your care.

For full details of the requirements at each level please refer to the job descriptions.




Level 1: NJC Grade 2 (£22,366 – £22,737 FTE or £19,291 - £19,610 for 44.85 weeks)

Level 2: NJC Grade 3 (£23,114 – £23,893 FTE or £19,935 - £20,608 for 44.85 weeks)

Level 3: NJC Grade 4 (£24,294 – £25,979 FTE or £20,953 - £22,407 for 44.85 weeks)

Salary is pro-rata to weeks worked and continuity of service (from 44.85 weeks onwards)


Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract type: temporary and permanent positions available

Reporting to: The SENCO and SEND Support Officer


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

This post is subject to all necessary safeguarding checks this includes satisfactory references requested prior to interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications and of the right to work in the UK.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.


Apply using our advertising platforms or by visiting our website.


For further information please call the School on 01902 556400 or email


Closing Date: 20th February 2024


For further information about our school please check our website.



Supporting documents
TAs Advert - Feb 24.pdf


Our Vision Statement:

Our school works to improve the lives of individuals and families in our community.

To do this we will help each young person develop knowledge and understanding, a positive attitude to themselves and others and the skills to help them enjoy a successful life.

Our approach should always be respectful and kind as we challenge ourselves to be better teachers, parents, students and members of our community.


We are currently seeking to appoint a number of exceptional staff.  This is due to our expansion in student numbers. We moved to our fantastic new site in September 2015 and achieved our best ever results in 2017.

Company info
01902 556400
Deans Road
West Midlands

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