Child Specific Teaching Assistant - Balsall Common Primary School

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Balsall Common Primary School
Band C - Actual Salary: £6,059 - 6,689
09 Nov 2020
24 Nov 2020
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time
£6,059 - £6,689 p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.


20 hours per week (plus 1.25 hours per week for staff meeting, if required)

Child Specific – Teaching Assistant Required for a January 2021 start!!

Salary: Band C - £6,058.76 to £6,688.76 actual salary

20 hours per week – Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 12.30 pm (plus 1.25 hours per week for staff meeting, if required)

This role is a fixed term contract until 31 August 2021 with the possibility of being extended The Governors and Chief Executive Officer are seeking to appoint a Child Specific Teaching Assistant to join our team at Central Schools Trust comprising of Balsall Common Primary School Academy and Damson Wood Nursery & Infant School Academy. With regard to this appointment, the successful candidate will be part of the team at Balsall Common Primary School.

Purpose of the role

• To support the class teacher and other members of the teaching team to ensure that a pupil with an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP) is able to meet all the specified objectives detailed within the plan.

Key Requirements

• Ability to be able to manage and organise time and resources effectively

• Commitment to working within organisational procedures and processes in order to meet required standards for the role

• Ability to use ICT effectively to support learning

• Ability to work effectively under pressure

• Work effectively as part of a team and make an active contribution

• Ability to assess individual pupil’s learning and support their next steps in learning

• Ability to create a stimulating, effective and challenging learning environment

• Skilled in positive behaviour management

• Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities

• Effective interpersonal and communication skills

For further details, please see full job description and person specification. Information about the Trust Valuing and developing staff are key priorities. We want to work with highly motivated staff who have a proven track record, or would like to develop a proven track record, of high outcomes for all children. We care about recruiting the right people, and about retaining them.

Consequently, we have:

• a clear plan for developing employees through an Employee Development Programme, which sets clear guidelines for career advancement from entry level to coordinator, manager and director positions

• a package that offers employee benefits

• a well-being package to support staff emotionally and physically.

The support received from within our organisation will help to develop skills and foster experience which can be used as a stepping stone for future career advancement. Additional information and how to apply We welcome candidates to come and look around the school, however, due to current guidelines these will take place after school. If you would prefer, we can arrange an informal telephone conversation with the Headteacher.

Please contact Janet Carlington at, who will be pleased to arrange this. Interviews will be conducted via video link using Microsoft Teams. Successful candidates will be contacted shortly after the application closing date with details of date and time.

The Central Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and will be expected to provide two suitable references.

Applications must be on a CST Application Form, which is attached with this advert. CV’s will not be accepted. Completed application forms are to be returned by email for the attention of the Chief Executive Officer’s PA at

The closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 23 November 2020.

Mrs J Carlington PA to CEO,

Central Schools Trust

Telephone: 01676 532254 ext 423


This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Supporting documents
Recruitment Monitoring Form
Application Form
Person Specification
Job Description

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