Required: Teaching Assistant/LSA Level 2 (Child Specific) – Ref TV36418

Blackwood School Blackwood Road Streetly Sutton Coldfield B74 3PH
Grade: Level 4, Spinal Column Point 16 -21 Salary: £6674.90 - £7484.53 per annum. £9.50 - £10.65 per hour. Incremental progressi
05 Sep 2018
26 Sep 2018
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

Blackwood School
Blackwood Road, Streetly, Sutton Coldfield, B74 3PH
Tel: 0121. 353 1876

Required: Teaching Assistant/LSA Level 2 (Child Specific) – Ref TV36418
16 hours per week (term time) 

This is a temporary fixed term appointment initially until July 2019

Grade: Level 4, Spinal Column Point 16 -21 Salary: £6674.90 - £7484.53 per annum. £9.50 - £10.65 per hour. Incremental progression subject to performance. 

4 hours daily- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Friday mornings from 9.00am, term time only. 

Required for 15th October 2018 or as soon as enhanced DBS and reference checks are complete. 

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Teaching Assistant, to provide support to a Y6 child who is in receipt of Education Health Care Plan. A minimum NVQ Level 2 in a relevant area of study is required. You will become part of our multicultural school, working within our dedicated and hardworking SEN team. Employment will be on a fixed term contract to support the child until they transfer to secondary school in July. The start date will be as soon as DBS enhanced clearance is given. 

All posts are term time only plus training days. Posts 2 and 3 could be combined and worked by the same person. 

What are we looking for?

A dedicated, enthusiastic, highly motivated, positive individual with a desire to work with Special Needs children who can support our school ethos and who is not afraid of hard work! This person will be friendly, patient, approachable, cheerful and have a good sense of humour enabling them to build strong relationships with children, parents, staff and outside agencies involved with the child. 

The individual appointed will be part of the year group team and SEN team for the child and will need to be a flexible team member and be able to attend review meetings for the child they support. 

What can Blackwood offer you?

* a friendly environment with supportive colleagues;
* the chance to make a huge difference to individual children and their peers;
* fabulous children;
* a range of CPD to develop your skills & knowledge

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS clearance.  

The school takes GDPR very seriously and will keep your data secure. For more information on how we secure, transfer, process and retain your data please refer to our privacy statement which will be sent with the application pack.

Informal visits to the school are warmly welcomed.


An information pack including a job description, person specification and an application form is available from the school website or by contacting Annette Staley, Senior Administrator  by email or phone.

Closing Date for applications: Monday 24th September 2018.
Interview Date: Monday 1st October 2018. 

Blackwood School is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils. We hold child safeguarding as a priority. On interview applicants will be asked for photo identification and proof of qualifications. Successful applicants will be subject to enhanced DBS checks. We welcome applicants regardless of gender, age ethnicity or religion’

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