Level 3 Teaching Assistant (3 posts)
Hours per week: 32.5 per week, term time only
Contract Type: Fixed term for 1 year due to pupil numbers, with the possibility of becoming permanent posts. 1 post in mainstream junior school, 2 posts available in our Inclusion Base
Boldmere Inclusion Base (Resource Base for ASC)
Federation of Boldmere Schools
Telephone Number: 0121 464 2338
Job Start Date: 2 September 2021
In January 2019, Boldmere Inclusion Base (BIB) opened to support primary age children who have an Education, Health and Care Plan with a primary need of ASC (Autism Spectrum Condition). The BIB is built on the site of the Federation of Boldmere schools, a welcoming and successful three-form entry Nursery, Infant and Junior school. We offer a friendly and supportive working environment with a commitment to the continued professional development of staff.
Successful candidates working in Boldmere Inclusion Base or our mainstream junior school will need to:
• have a desire to work with children on the autistic spectrum and those with special educational needs, supporting their communication, social, emotional and sensory needs alongside their cognition and learning, communication and other specific challenges
• have a good knowledge of autism and SEND so that effective intervention strategies can be delivered to positively impact upon the progress of our children that you are directly supporting to enhance the quality of teaching and learning they are exposed to
• have a willingness to learn more and be passionate about supporting children to achieve their very best at all times
• be an enthusiastic, hardworking professional who can motivate and inspire children and use innovative teaching strategies within the classroom
• be committed to developing the independence of the pupils academically, socially and emotionally. Ensuring the personal hygiene of pupils (including nappy changing as and when required)
• be punctual, reliable and positive. Have high expectations of themselves and others and be committed to raising standards in teaching and learning
• be an excellent team player and role model and be able to work collaboratively with all school staff. You will be supporting children, both in the BIB and in their mainstream classes, for integration opportunities
• be committed to developing your own professional development, along with the desire to improve the lie chances of our children
• have vital experience of working with SEND and ASC children with a good awareness of supporting the teaching to achieve EHCP targets identified
• have the ability to work independently to successfully deliver identified intervention strategies that will aid the learning of the children being supported
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: 25 June 2021, 12 midday
Completed applications to be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Enquiries should be directed to Mr C. Glasgow (Executive Head Teacher).
Interviews will take place on Friday 2 July 2021.
We would like the successful applicant to be available to come in to school as part of our
planned transition arrangements at the end of this academic year.
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.
BCC is a Living Wage employer