This job expired on 8 June 2023 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    4 September 2023

  • Closing date

    8 June 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    12 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 30.8 hours per week.Term time only including school INSET days 08:50 – 15:30 (times may vary if staggered start/finish) Monday – Friday including lunch duty

Contract type

Fixed term - For the duration the child attends Sharmans Cross Junior School

Full-time equivalent salary

(£22,777 to £25,409) pro rata

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Education & Qualifications

  • A good standard of general education
  • NVQ level 3 in childcare, BTEC or NNEB or other childcare qualification.
  • Recent relevant CPD or training – e.g. in areas of SEND, effective support in the classroom

  • First Aid Certificate
  • GCSE maths and English

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to motivate pupils to meet their potential. Awareness of, and respect for, the needs of individual pupils.
  • Able to plan and/or assess pupil’s learning and support specific children with DSEN
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled in the management of positive behaviour for learning and barriers to learning

  • Ability to use ICT effectively to support learning
  • Knowledge of the special educational needs of students with social and emotional needs
  • An understanding of the principles of child development
  • Willingness to attend appropriate training
  • Experience of working with young people with Autism
  • An understanding of DSEN
  • Experience of planning, delivering and assessing intervention groups

What the school offers its staff

Sharmans Cross can offer you:

  • A high-quality working environment
  • Excellent training and CPD
  • Enthusiastic pupils who enjoy school and are eager to learn
  • A friendly, good humoured and very supportive staff team
  • Superb resources
  • A highly positive Ofsted inspection report

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

This job post has expired.

Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Sharmans Cross Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
419 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
0121 705 2379

Arranging a visit to Sharmans Cross Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email s45sgadd@sharmans-cross.solihull.sch.uk.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

SEN Teaching Assistant

St Thomas CofE Academy

Great Colmore Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2AT

SEN Teaching Assistant

St John's & St Peter's CofE Academy

St Vincent Street West, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 8RN

Teaching Assistant KS1

Bentley Heath Church of England Primary School

Widney Close, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 9AS

Breakfast Club assistant

St Thomas CofE Academy

Great Colmore Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2AT

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Solihull and West Midlands