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Level 3 Teaching Assistant

Employer
City of Wolverhampton Council
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£24,294 to £25,979 pro-rata
Closing date
20 Jun 2024
Reference
WLV/TP/147/550

Job Details

Level 3 Teaching Assistant

Grade 4 (Point 7 to 11) £24,294 to £25,979 pro-rata

31.25 hours per week (Term time only), required Sept.

Reference Number L3TA-LOX202406

We are seeking to point an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Classroom Teaching Assistants to join our team.

As a Classroom Teaching Assistant you will:

  • Be able to work to support the Teacher in achieving high standards in the classroom.
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Be committed to inclusive practice and believe that every child will succeed.
  • Work effectively as part of the teams with in the school
  • Be driven to have high expectations of yourself and others.

In return we can offer:

  • A lively, enthusiastic and supportive team
  • An energetic mix of pupils who are very proud of Loxdale Primary School
  • Excellent CPD opportunities.

Loxdale Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The post required an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and an online search as per our Safer recruitment procedures.

We have arranged an opportunity to visit our school on 17th June at 4pm and 18th June at 9:30am.    Please contact our school office on 01902558570 to book your place. 

This position is open to internal and external candidates.  Previous applicants should contact the school before applying.

To apply for this position please save your completed application form with a filename that includes your full name and reference number L3TA-LOX202406 and email it to loxdaleprimaryschool@wolverhampton.gov.uk.

Application forms are available on the vacancies page of the school website.

www.loxdaleprimaryschool.co.uk/vacancies

Closing date: 10pm on Thursday 20th June 2024
Observation (Stage 1) 1st July 2024; and 
Interviews (Stage 2): 3rd July 2024 (Subject to change)

Please note, we will only accept applications from candidates who have completed an application form obtained from the school website.  CVs alone and ‘One-Click’ applications via recruitment websites will not be accepted.

For full details of the responsibilities and requirements of this role please see the attached Job Description and Personal Specification.

Should you wish to discuss this opportunity further, please contact 

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Attached documents
Level 3 Teaching Assistant Job Description.pdf

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There’s never been a better time to join the award winning City of Wolverhampton Council to further your career. We are a progressive and future facing organisation, and passionate about making our city better for all who live, work and travel here.

We are an ambitious organisation focused on delivering the best services for people in Wolverhampton; working for us gives you the opportunity to make a difference to their lives.

Our continual drive for improvement led to us winning APSE Overall Council of the Year Service Delivery Award, also achieving Annual Service Award Finalists for our services in Waste and Recycling; Public Protection; Best Housing Regeneration and Homelessness multi-agency work, showing that the City of Wolverhampton Council is truly an organisation striving for daily excellence in all we do.

Equal Opportunities

The City of Wolverhampton Council employs over 5,000 people in more than 600 different trades and professions. We are committed to representing Wolverhampton’s diverse community and therefore strongly encourage applications from all applicants meeting the essential criteria.  The council operate a guaranteed interview policy for veterans who have served in the military, those who have previously been under our care and are under the age of 25 and disabled candidates, where it is evidenced that the essential criteria of the post is met.

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The city has seen rapid developments with major projects like the i54, Way Youth Zone and i10 and more exciting developments are planned for the westside of the city. The leisure-led mixed user scheme includes a multi-screen cinema, restaurants, bars, hotel, multi-storey car park and apartments, all accessible by foot from our city centre.

We benefit from being in a prime location, with excellent transport links at the heart of the UK’s high speed rail and motorway networks, making us an employer of choice for people across the West Midlands.

Wolverhampton is rated as one of the top cities in the UK for families. Almost 90 per cent of the city’s primary and secondary schools are rated as ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. The City also offers a wide range of family friendly facilities with stunning parks and green spaces and top entertainment attractions such as Wolverhampton Art Gallery, the Civic and Wulfrun Halls and the Grand Theatre all of which attract top acts such as Jimmy Carr, Gary Barlow, World Darts Competition, upcoming bands and West End productions.

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We invest heavily in skills and training for our employees; you will develop and grow with us through your time, benefiting from regular professional development conversations, and varied training opportunities.

We offer a wide range of benefits including competitive salaries that progress within different grades for the variety of jobs on offer. The majority of our positions offer a generous annual leave entitlement of 25 days - this increases with length of service. There is also an added option to buy up to 10 days additional leave in each leave year. New entrants also benefit from 8 days bank holiday entitlement (basic leave entitlement of 33 days).

The council offers an excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) with employee and employer contributions based on salary grades and other benefits including:

  • Index linked pension
  • Option to convert your pension for tax-free cash when you retire
  • Retirement on the grounds of ill-health at any age.

The council also offers a wide range of flexible working options to fit in around your commitments including:

  • Flexi-time
  • Reduced hours working
  • Job share
  • Homeworking
  • Term time only

Other rewards

  • Discounted city parking at a number of sites with reduced charges for blue badge holders
  • Annual Travel Card Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice scheme for cars - with a wide range of ‘green’ vehicles, cycles and associated equipment, personal IT equipment and smartphones
  • Retail, leisure, legal and ethical savings and loans through our competitive rewards portal

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