Level 3 Teaching Assistants - Ref: TV11521

Elmwood School, King George Crescent, Rushall, Walsall, WS4 1EG
Grade 6 (points 15-23) Actual Salary £17,785 - £20,958
18 May 2021
21 Jun 2021
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Level 3 Teaching Assistants
hours per week
Term time only
Grade 6 – points 15-23
Actual Salary  £17,785 - £20,958

Required for September 1st 2021

Elmwood School is an expanding Local Authority SEMH school in the leafy suburb of Rushall in Walsall. The school has 76 mixed 11-16 year olds on roll split into three discreet areas. We offer a wide and personalised curriculum catering for a range of abilities up to and including GCSEs / BTEC’s. We are looking for an innovative person who is capable of establishing positive relationships working with young people with complex needs. You must have high expectations, flexibility and resilience. If you are passionate about making a difference and genuinely care for pupils who are on the brink of social exclusion, then we would love to meet you.

We are looking to appoint three Teaching Assistants to join our team.  You will be required to work in a classroom setting and/or on a 1:1 basis, to support some of our disadvantaged young people, with the aim of raising achievement. A specific strength in delivering interventions to reluctant learners would be beneficial.

Primary based Teaching Assistants are also welcome to apply as we appreciate the skills you posses with some of our younger pupils.

You must have:

  • NVQ3 for Teaching Assistants, or equivalent (working towards NVQ3 would be considered)
  • A positive attitude
  • Resilience
  • Willingness to work with challenging pupils
  • Be physically fit and capable of implementing the principles of Team Teach (Physical Interventions) – once suitably trained
  • Very good numeracy/literacy skills
  • Willingness to drive school transport (if applicable)
  • Good Computer Skills

You will need to understand and comply with the general requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, and be prepared to attend training courses, if appropriate.  You will also need to have DBS clearance (enhanced).

If you would like to work with us to ensure that Elmwood School continues to build on its current successes and continued expansion, then please obtain an application pack from our website www.elmwood.walsall.sch.uk or by email: lmaritza@elmwood.walsall.sch.uk   

School Visit dates:  – 4pm Monday May 24th; 4pm Thursday May 27th; 4pm Wednesday June 9th or 4pm Thursday June 10th - please ring to book yourself in
Closing date:  1pm Monday June 21st 2021
Interview date:   Monday July 12th and Tuesday July 13th 2021

We are totally committed to safeguarding, child protection and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

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