Level 3 Teaching Assistant - SEND
Hours per week: 32.5, term time only
Contract Type: Fixed term for 3 months (ending on 21st July 2021) – Maternity Cover
Chilwell Croft Academy, Chilwell Croft, Birmingham, B19 2QH
Telephone Number: 0121 359 8108
Email Address: email@example.com
Job Start Date: 19th April 2021
Equitas Academies Trust was formed in September 2012 and incorporates Chilwell Croft Academy (Primary) and Aston Manor Academy (Secondary). Both Academies are happy, exciting and inspiring learning environments for their children who are from a vibrant mix of cultures. The staff and Trustees have a great sense of pride in their schools and care passionately about the pupils they serve.
Chilwell Croft Academy is a rapidly improving Primary School which is well supported by staff and parents alike. The Academy has made an extremely positive journey over the last 18 months and the Academy leaders and staff place a strong emphasis on positive attitudes, high quality learning, and a strong team approach. Consequently, the school has received an Ofsted rating of ‘Good’. Chilwell Croft is a harmonious community where pupils from different ethnic heritages work together well and feel safe.
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Teaching Assistant with SEND experience, to support teaching staff in the development and education of pupils including those with provision of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). You will also demonstrate a commitment to working in a challenging inner-city school. The successful candidate will need to be motivated, innovative and flexible. They will be able to demonstrate a passion for developing and extending potential in our pupils by recognising and nurturing individual qualities and strengths, thus being part of the team helping Chilwell Croft Academy to become an outstanding Academy of the future.
As an employer, Equitas Academies Trust offers:
• A supportive and nurturing working environment
• A commitment to CPD opportunities
• Employee wellbeing benefits including access to a bus pass scheme and a cycle to work scheme
• Employer contributions to Local Government Pensions Scheme (support staff) or Teacher Pensions Scheme (teaching staff)
• Pay progression centred around a robust performance management process
• An inclusive and caring ethos
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
Closing Date: 01/02/2021, 12 noon
For further details and to download an application form, the Job Description / Person Specification please visit the school website: www.chilwellcroftacademy.com/vacancies
Please submit your completed application form to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Previous candidates need not apply.
Interview Date: TBC
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.
Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.