Teaching Assistant - Level 2 or Level 3

Expiring today

The Coleshill School, Coventry Road, Coleshill, Birmingham B46 3EX
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07 Oct 2020
20 Oct 2020
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The Role

32.5 Hours per Week


The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust (MAT) encompassing 5 secondary schools, 9 primary schools, soon to be 10, Teaching School, and SCITT. Our schools are based in North Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield and North Warwickshire. Our academies are quite distinctive and separate schools, serving different communities and phases but all either are, or have the capacity to become, outstanding.

Teaching Assistant - Level 2 or Level 3

Level 2 – Band E, Points 4-6, £18,426 - £19,171 (actual salary £14,107 – £14,677)

Level 3 - Band F, Points 6-11 £19,171 - £21,166 (actual salary £14,677 - £16,205)

Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience

32.50 hours per week, Permanent

8.30 am to 4.30 pm Mon and Wed, 8.30 am to 3.00 pm Tues and Thurs and 8.30 am to 2.30 pm Fri, term time including 5 Inset days

Required as soon as possible

This role may also be suitable for a graduate who is aspiring to become a teacher.

The Role:

  • Are you passionate about supporting students to enable them to reach their full potential and increase their life chances?
  • Are you patient, caring and resilient?
  • Do you have good knowledge of the secondary school curriculum and of supporting students with SEND and SEMH difficulties?

Then the post of Teaching Assistant Level 2 & Level 3 could be for you and you will be joining The Coleshill School at an exciting time, following our most recent Ofsted Report (March 2020): when we maintained our status "Good" in all areas.

Working in the Inclusion Team, the Teaching Assistant is a role that benefits both the students and the school. It has been designed to enable vulnerable students to reach their full potential, those who require a holistic programme of support and/ or alternative provision.

Your role will include helping vulnerable students to overcome their barriers to learning, supporting access to the curriculum and acting as a role model, whilst working with families and support agencies. Extra-curricular opportunities will be developed for the students on your caseload and you will work closely with other departments.  You will work supporting student's behaviour and learning in and outside of the class.

We can offer:

  • Committed, welcoming and supportive staff
  • Opportunities to collaborate with other support staff across the Partnership and within local hubs
  • An excellent range of professional learning opportunities within the school and within the Arthur Terry Learning Partnership
  • A supportive Governing Body and Leadership Team who are passionate about the school and the local community

Key Requirements

Educated to Level 2 (or equivalent) including:-

  • Maths GCSE – grade C or above
  • English GCSE – grade C or above
  • SEND accreditation in learning difficulties e.g Autistic Spectrum
  • Other qualifications e.g Counselling/ Social Skills/ Solution Circles/ Person Centred Planning/ Circle of Friends


Worked as a Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant;

  • Worked with students with SEND including SEMH
  • Confident in managing small groups of young people
  • Worked in 11 – 16 school setting
  • Worked with students with complex learning needs and/ or behaviour e.g Autistic Spectrum/ ADHD
  • Experience of working with multi- disciplinary agencies

Additional Information & How to Apply

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent is an essential requirement of the role.

Closing date: Monday 19th October 9.00am
Interview Date: tbc

Please visit: https://www.thecoleshillschool.org/ for further information about our school or contact Yvonne Holder, Recruitment Manager via e-mail: holder.y@thecoleshillschool.org or 01675 432035.

Completed application forms should be emailed to recruitment@atlp.org.uk only. Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible, as preliminary discussions may begin as soon as expressions of interest are received.

Please note we do not accept CV’s, application will only be considered if received on an ATLP application form.

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Post subject to Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service Disclosure. The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.



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