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Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Employer
Wombourne High School
Location
Wombourne, Wolverhampton
Salary
Grade 3 SCP 3-4 FTE £22,737 - £23,114 Actual Annual Salary £16,576 - £17,232 pay award pending
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

Vacancy for Level 2 Teaching Assistant

To start September 2024

Permanent, Part time (31.25 hours per week)

Term time only (39 weeks per year)

Grade 3 SCP 3-4 FTE £22,737 - £23,114 pay award pending

Actual Annual Salary £16,576 - £17,232 pay award pending

Wombourne High School are looking to appoint a suitably qualified, motivated and enthusiastic Level 2 Teaching Assistant to join our committed and talented team of staff. Our key values include hard work, positivity and kindness, and we are looking for staff who can model these values.

We are a Multi Academy Trust comprising of six secondary schools and one primary school with over 750 employees and over 5,500 students, based in Dudley, West Midlands.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team based within the Inclusion Department and must have the knowledge and skills to help students overcome barriers to their learning and fulfil their potential. They will work with students who exhibit the full range of Special Educational Needs and will work in a range of subject areas.

We are seeking a Level 2 Teaching Assistant to provide more specific support and work under the supervision and guidance of a classroom teacher. The basic entry requirement is NVQ 2 and staff who are not already qualified are required to work towards it

Closing date: Monday 15th July 2024, 12 noon

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Interviews due to take place soon after closing date

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, as a part of our recruitment process, we will carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates to identify any comment, image or other content that could cause reputational damage to the trust and/or give rise to a safeguarding concern. If we discover anything during our searches this will be passed onto the recruitment manager and discussed during interview.

We are deeply committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and expect all Staff and Volunteers to share this commitment. All necessary Safeguarding checks will be undertaken which must have satisfactory outcomes, otherwise the conditional job offer may be withdrawn. Details of the checks that will be undertake can be found at: Keeping Children Safe in Education, 2023 – KCSIE 2023

This role has been assessed as working in regulated activity and is subject to an Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List Check.

It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974.

Positions at the school are exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to a post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). DBS Filtering guidance can be found on the GOV.UK website.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-filtering-guidance/dbs-filtering-guide

As a Trust we are committed to ensuring that throughout our recruitment and selection process, no applicant will be disadvantaged or discriminated against because of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

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