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Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Cradley CE Primary School
Church Road, Cradley, Halesowen
22737-23114 grade 3
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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‘Every child, every chance, every day’ is at the heart of this unique school. Pupils, staff and parents are proud to be part of the ‘Cradley family’. OFSTED July 2022

Cradley CE Primary School is a happy and successful one form entry school. Driven by our vision and our 8 core values, our staff team work tirelessly to ensure that every child receives the best possible education every day.   Cradley was judged 'Outstanding' by OFSTED in 2022 and 'Outstanding' by SIAMS in 2018


Would you like to join our staff team? Would you like the opportunity to be part of our happy and successful school family? Do you have experience working closely with children with complex needs and delivering provision related to an EHC plan? Do you have experience working with children across key stages including in Early years/ Reception setting? 

We have an opportunity for 2 teaching assistants to join our dedicated staff on a temporary contract  from September 2024 to March 2025,  subject to budget and further funding, working with groups of vulnerable pupils. One position will be full time - 32.50 hours  and the other will be part time 15 hours  (5 X mornings.) Upon application please indicate your preference for full time, part time or the flexibility to explore your suitability for either position

The successful candidates will be:

  • Committed to our vision and values
  • Enthusiastic and knowledgeable 
  • Dedicated to providing high quality learning experiences for every child every day
  • Committed to living out our vision for our children
  • Happy to contribute to the life of the school and its community 
  • A team player who is committed to their own professional development and to that of their colleagues
  • Reliable 
  • Have good communication skills 

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.   You are welcome to visit the school on Tuesday 4th June at 3.45pm or Monday 10th June at 1.30pm. Please contact the school business manager Mrs F Parkes on 01384 818230 to let us know you will be joining us or e-mail if school is closed. For an informal chat please ring the school office and request a call back from Mrs Z Brailsford (Deputy Head teacher). 

Closing date for applications: 18th June 2024 

Shortlisting: 19th June 2024 

Interviews week beginning 24th June 2024 

Cradley CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore, the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. 

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.  

Effective from September 2022, KCSIE states as part of the shortlisting process schools and colleges should consider carrying out on-line searches, as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This is to determine suitability to work with children and keep them safe. All shortlisted candidates are now subject to an on-line check and if there is anything concerning, then the shortlisted candidate will be asked to comment on it either prior to or at interview.

N.B., We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised date should we receive a large number of applications.

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