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Teaching Assistant

Matrix Academy Trust
Walsall, West Midlands
Starting Salary £19,326.41 - £19,743.81 (FTE £23,753 - £24,266)
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Teaching Assistant


Bloxwich Academy Primary – Bloxwich Lane, Walsall, West Midlands, WS2 7JT 


Term Time Only | Monday to Friday | 35 Hours  


Start Date: September 2024 | Starting Salary £19,326.41 - £19,743.81 (FTE £23,753 - £24,266)  


Salary ranges dependent on level of relevant qualification held. Please note there is a £1,800 pay award on Matrix Support Staff Pay Scales in April 2024 


Qualifications: The successful candidate will need to hold an NVQ Level 2 in Childcare and Education or equivalent qualification and have experience of working with children. 


If you have a desire to make a difference to children’s lives then Bloxwich Academy Primary (recently rated Ofsted ‘good’ November 2021) could certainly be the place for you. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and passionate Teaching Assistant to join our wonderful school in supporting children in our Early Years department to achieve their full potential, including one to one support. We are a caring and friendly school and aim to provide exceptional learning opportunities for all children. We set high expectations for our children both behaviourally and academically, and offer a wide range of creative, inspirational lessons through all areas of the curriculum. Our children are encouraged to become confident, caring and independent and to use their abilities to the full. Our school motto is ‘Be The Best You Can Be’. 


As part of the role the successful candidate will be expected to: 


Assist in the educational and social development of pupils, including delivering specific parts of the curriculum to groups of pupils if required, and assessing pupils’ progress and reporting it to the class teacher; 


Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Programmes for pupils and help monitor their progress; 


Provide support for individual pupils inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities; 


Assist class teachers with maintaining student records, including observations and assessments and the ability to prepare and present displays of pupils' work; 


Support class teachers in photocopying, laminating, preparing resources and other tasks in order to support teaching.  


Please see the job description for a full list of duties and responsibilities. 


About us:  


We offer excellent CPD and support staff within a supporting working environment. We also provide a strong culture of collaboration, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike. We would like to hear from anyone who feels they can motivate, inspire and challenge pupils to achieve their very best and want to be part of a memorable chapter of our children’s learning story. 


We are committed to fostering a culture that values the health and well-being of all employees at Matrix Academy Trust. We are proud to offer a comprehensive well-being package to all employees, including access to 24/7 online GP, physiotherapy services and counselling services. We also offer all employees annual health checks which includes the flu jab, BMI checks and a general discussion with a qualified Nurse.


To apply, please complete our application form and send to  For further details, please contact the school on 01922 710 226. 


Application Deadline: 28th June 2024 


Please note that suitable candidates will be called for interview and we reserve the right to remove any advertised role early.



Welcome to Matrix Academy Trust. We work to ensure the success of all academies within our trust. Our belief in a "No excuses" culture permeates our academies. The high expectations of our pupils and staff support our traditional values. Pupils experience high quality teaching and we expect high standards of behavior and attendance.

Our ambition is for all academies within the trust to be outstanding and to ensure every child leaves with employability skills and the opportunity to access higher education. We are immensely proud to work with so many supportive Governors, outstanding staff and delightful young people.


We have:
- A shared belief that no child should fail.
- A commitment to improving life chances of all pupils.
- A belief that deprivation is not an excuse for underachievement.
- The belief that the sharing of ideas will result in improved pupil achievement.
- The ability to create leaders of the future, in staff and pupils.

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01922 211 264
Leamore Lane
West Midlands

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