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  • Start date details

    to be confirmed

  • Closing date

    11 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: Working hours - 8.30am to 3.30pm

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Have at least one outdoor educational training qualification suitable for teaching or supervising
  • groups.
  • Current First Aid qualification.
  • GCSEs, including Maths and English at Grade C or above
  • PGCE and QTS (if applying for MPS Teacher post)
  • Alternative educated to degree level or equivalent
  • D1 + E driving license. Experience.
  • MIDAS Qualification (desirable)
  • Team Teach / MAPA or similar (desirable)
  • Membership to relevant professional bodies (desirable).

What the school offers its staff

Uffculme School offers co-education for children and young people of the ages 3 to 19 years from all parts of the city. Our students represent the wide cultural mix that makes up the general population of Birmingham. We are a successful school with a long and proven track record of providing high quality education for young people with a primary diagnosis of ASD. The school has grown significantly over the last nine years, and we currently cater for over 270 children over three sites.

Over the past five years, we have developed a Forest School provision that has become a critical part of the school curriculum. In the past twelve months we have built on this developing a Duke of Edinburgh program for KS5 and John Muir awards for KS4. We are very grateful for the staff who have enabled this and are looking for someone who can further enhance our Learning Beyond the Classroom offer.

The School is keen to maximise the use of local assets including Cannon Hill Park, Highbury Park, local allotments, Botanical Gardens, the Lickey Hills, as well as venturing further afield.

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.

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About Uffculme School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
264 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Uffculme School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email e.wills@uffculme.bham.sch.uk.

School location

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