Teaching Assistant Level 3
Teaching Assistant Level 3
£20,903 - £27,041 pro rata
Hours per week: 20 - 29
Work Pattern: Term time only
Contract Type: Permanent
Colebourne Primary School
Phone Number: 0121 675 8500
Job Start Date: 1st September 2021
We are looking to appoint a teaching assistant who will work closely with the SEND class teacher to deliver our new morning provision for a group of children with varying special educational needs and/or disabilities. This is a brand-new role designed to meet the needs of children with SEND - currently from Nursery to Year 3. The children will be taught during the mornings in a dedicated SEND room with the class teacher and the teaching assistant. During the afternoons, these children will then have lessons in their respective classrooms. The afternoon hours are negotiable and may be used for in-class support, interventions or extended provision in the SEND hub.
We are a happy, successful, and hence oversubscribed school. We are proud to provide a caring environment, which offers challenge, support and security for children and staff, while delivering high quality learning opportunities and outcomes for children. We have a strong reputation for our Inclusive practice and high quality SEND provision. Ofsted in 2019 reconfirmed us as a GOOD school. Their comments included:
“…the whole school community is engaged and motivated to do the best by the pupils you serve; pupils are excited about their learning and want to come to school regularly; Pupils spoke about the school with genuine warmth and enthusiasm;”
We are looking for a teaching assistant who:
• Has experience and skills of working with children from Early Years upwards
• Has considerable skill and/or experience experience of working with children with special educational needs and/or disabilities especially, autism and communication difficulties
• Is committed to engaging and inspiring our pupils and can make a real difference to their learning and general well-being
• Can adapt quickly and show strong commitment to meeting children’s individual needs.
We can offer you:
• A commitment to support you in developing new skills through a wide range of professional development opportunities and experiences
• The opportunity to make a huge contribution to the education and lives of children who respond very positively to high quality teaching and support
• A friendly and inclusive working environment
If you feel you possess these qualities, are passionate about working alongside pupils with SEND and would like to shape their futures at our school, then we would like to hear from you.
The successful candidate will be expected to take up the appointment at the beginning of the Autumn Term 2021. Please visit our website, www.colebourne.bham.sch.uk and read the newsletters to get a flavour of the opportunities we provide for the children and families.
We strongly encourage all candidates to visit the school if they can and this will be done in a Covid secure way. Please contact the school if you have any questions or to arrange a visit. 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: 04 May 2021, 12:00 midday
Application packs are available on the school website vacancy section. Please complete the school
application form and self-disclosure form is completed in full. Application documents should be sent to email@example.com or to the school postal address.
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.