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Grade 2 Teaching Assistant, Speech & Language Support

Tenacres First School
Tenacres First School Quibury Close Winyates East Redditch B980PB
£9,823 - £9,987 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Grade 2 Teaching Assistant, Speech & Language Support, Key Stage1

18 hours per week (8:30 – 12:00 daily), term time only
Salary: £9,823 - £9,987 per annum per annum
Commencing 4th September 2024

Tenacres is a popular First School in Redditch with a friendly, committed staff providing a happy,

supportive and nurturing environment to our pupils, staff and parents. 

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, talented and committed Teaching Assistant to join our team

working with First School age children (4-9).

The successful candidate will support the school by:

  • Providing specialist support in speech & language development
  • Engaging children in learning
  • Managing behaviour effectively
  • Having high standards and expectations of all children

The successful candidate must have:

  • NVQ 2 or other qualifications linked to supporting children’s learning
  • Proven Teaching Assistant skills
  • Experience in supporting children with speech & language difficulties
  • Good experience and understanding of Phonics
  • Experience working with First School age children
  • The ability to relate well to children and adults.
  • Strong organisation skills, time management, prioritisation and record keeping
  • The ability to manage behaviour effectively.
  • A positive outlook and enthusiastic approach
  • A patient and empathetic approach to working with children with speech and language difficulties
  • The ability to work on own initiative
  • The ability to work constructively as a team
  • A willingness to attend further relevant training

We warmly welcome and encourage prospective applicants to visit Tenacres to see our superb facilities on:

  • Monday 13th May 3.45pm OR Tuesday 14th May 3.45pm

Please confirm which date you wish to visit by contacting the school office on 01527 528872 or by email at

In the meantime, there is lots of information and a virtual tour on our website at

An application form and job description and any enquiries should be requested by email at

The closing date for applications Friday 24th May 3.30pm. 

All applications to be sent to the school

Phone: 01527 528872

Headteacher: Miss C Marshall


Number on roll: 280

Tenacres First School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will undergo appropriate checks including enhanced DBS and checks on all references.

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