Teaching Assistant (named child support)

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Ormiston Forge Academy
Ormiston Forge Academy, Wrights Lane, Cradley Heath, West Midlands. B64 6QU
Salary: SCP 1-2 (£17,364- £17,711) (full-time annual salary shown)
09 Sep 2020
25 Sep 2020
Sarah Taylor
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time
Vacancy: Success Centre Teaching Assistant (named child support)

Place: Ormiston Forge Academy, Wrights Lane, Cradley Heath, West Midlands. B64 6QU. Telephone: 01384 566598. Email: information@oatforge.co.uk

Hours: 31.5 hours per week. Term time only plus 5 days

Salary: SCP 1-2 (£17,364- £17,711) (full-time annual salary shown) 

Job start: As soon as possible pending employment checks. 12 months in the first instance to be reviewed Summer Term 2021.* Named child support is dictated by external funding.

Deadline for applications: Friday 25th September 2020 at 12.00 noon

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 7th October 2020 1.30pm onwards at Ormiston Forge Academy (social distancing to be adhered to).

We are looking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant to be part of the Success Centre Team helping to identify and resolve barriers to learning. The post will support a student with prader willi syndrome.

The purpose of this post is to be a key member of a team which provides a complementary service to the Academy in order to address the needs of students to support them in overcoming barriers to learning to include personal care for students as and when required.

The post is required to support the inclusive vision and ethos of the Academy by providing support to groups or individual students as required by the Senior Leader Inclusion or Success Centre Manager.


A minimum of GCSE Grade A to C or Grade 4 or above passes in maths and English.

Must be qualified to Level 3 supporting teaching and Learning.

Minimum of 2 year’s experience of classroom support to students is essential.

For further information please refer to the Job Description or for an informal discussion contact Sarah Taylor, Senior Leader Inclusion, on 01384 566598 or email: sarah.taylor@oatforge.co.uk

Visit us online at www.ormistonforgeacademy.co.uk where you can find further information and a support staff application form under our ‘Vacancies’ section. Applications should be supported with a covering letter and posted or emailed to the academy at jobs@oatforge.co.uk . 

Please note that CV’s are not accepted. Applications will only be considered if our official application form has been completed.

Ormiston Forge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

The appointment will be subject to employment checks including identity, Right To Work, 2 satisfactory references, proof of qualifications, medical clearance and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check with Children’s Barred list check included.

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