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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,194.00 - £29,439.00 Annually (FTE) 32.5 Hours a week - 8:30am - 15:30pm

Level 3 - Teaching Assistant job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic practitioners to join Washwood Heath Academy and work with us as part of the teamwhich rapidly transforms the school to one that offers outstanding provision and is school of choice in its community.

Starting as soon as possible, we wish to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our existing Inclusion team. The purpose of the post is to carry out a range of duties that enable students with learning needs to fully access standard and differentiated curriculum activities. The post holders will work closely with all other members of the Inclusion team and teachers to promote high standards of inclusion and learning opportunities.


The core purpose of this role is to:

  • Support students with SEND and EAL needs in class and out of class
  • Plan and deliver a selection of interventions to small groups of students
  • Work with class teachers to raise the learning and attainment of students
  • Promote students’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion
  • Provide support to students, individually or in groups, so they can access the curriculum, take part in learning and experience a sense of achievement


Duties will include:

  • Contributing to effective assessment and planning by supporting the monitoring, recording and reporting of pupil performance and progress as appropriate to the level of the role
  • Using allocated time to devise clearly structured activities that interest and motivate learners and advance their learning
  • Providing cover for colleagues when required
  • Providing high quality learning resources for all students though the use of adaptations and differentiation
  • Liaising with parents/carers/outside agencies where appropriate to support progress of children
  • Communicating their knowledge and understanding of students to other school staff and education, health and social care professionals, so that informed decision making can take place on intervention and provision.


We can offer you:

·        A welcoming and positive school with children who are respectful and willing to learn

·        A school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their potential, irrespective of their ability

·         A supportive and forward thinking Leadership team, consisting of ‘Leaders that know their school very well’ Ofsted 2020.

·         A supportive and forward thinking Core Team of Directors and Trustees

·         A dynamic, dedicated and hard-working team of teachers and support staff who want the best for children

·         Confident, friendly and aspirational children who are willing to learn

·         A commitment to your continued professional development and wellbeing

·         Be part of the Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust that provides a full suite of benefits and rewards to support wellbeing including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, access to wellbeing advice, cycle to work scheme, contribution to glasses for DSE users.

·         Onsite parking

·         A wonderful opportunity to make your own mark!


NB - CVs will not be accepted 

Informal conversations are warmly welcomed 


We value our people and are dedicated to making sure that everybody feels empowered to bring their authentic self to work. We have an outstanding opportunity to work at Washwood Heath Academy as a Level 3 Teaching Assistant

 We promise to treat all candidates fairly, consistently and with respect throughout the application, assessment, and selection process.

 We are also “happy to talk flexible working” subject to the operational requirements of the role.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

 Washwood Heath Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

 Please click here to refer to our Privacy Notice for Candidate

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)
medical
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.

About Washwood Heath Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
1745 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18

School location

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