7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    6 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

Band B; Points 3-5; £22,737 - £23,500 pro-rata - depending on hours worked. 35 hours contract: Actual: £18,439 to £19,058 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Good levels of competency in literacy & numeracy
  • A minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) to include English & Maths at Grade C
  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant Qualifications or Supporting Teaching & Learning in School Certificate (Level 2)
  • Experience of supporting individual/groups of children
  • Experience of using interpersonal skills to work through difficult situation
  • Experience of working in a learning environment such as a learning centre or school/college
  • Knowledge of Behaviour strategies and strategies to support children in the classroom
  • Knowledge of KS3 and/or KS4 curriculums
  • Accurate and fluent written communication skills
  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • Ability to engage and motivate pupils
  • Effective time management skills which allow students to complete set activities at an appropriate pace
  • Ability to deploy behaviour management strategies effectively

What the school offers its staff

  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of our children
  • A friendly and supportive team
  • Continuous professional development
  • The opportunity to grow your own career within the trust
  • Employee benefits including Staff wellbeing program

Commitment to safeguarding

Solihull Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants, as well as two satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks. We are a socially inclusive and equal opportunities academy and committed to actively promoting equal opportunities for all our staff and pupils. We provide all members of staff who join Solihull Academy Trust with a full induction programme.

Applying for the job

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About Daylesford Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
School size
11 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address

Daylesford Academy is a small 35 place alternative provision who offer a nurturing approach to support vulnerable pupils who cannot manage in a mainstream setting. Class size is no more than 6 pupils, and each class has the support of a Teaching Assistant. We have an ARC, which caters for our more vulnerable pupils including those who need one to one support according to their Educational Health and Care Plan. Restorative practice is used throughout the Academy to resolve conflict and de-escalate situations. Through its application, it means that suspensions are low and vulnerable pupils are in school and not missing out on their education.

Arranging a visit to Daylesford Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email tlow@sapmat.org.uk.

School location

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