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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time: 30 Hours per week (8:30am to 3:00pm) over 5 Days. Term Time Only + plus 5 INSET days Flexibility is required to fulfil an additional 2 hours a week (currently Monday and Tuesday 3pm-4pm) to support afterschool commitments. This will be reviewed each term.

Contract type


Actual salary

£14,822 to £15,091

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an individual to work with an individual child with physical limitations, in accordance with the child’s Education Health and Care Plan where appropriate, and/or groups of children with additional needs as directed by the SENCO. To provide support to the SENCO/Teacher across a range of child centred activities to promote child development and learning.

  • GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths
  • NVQ level 1 minimum or equivalent, relevant to the post
  • Manual handling including hoist and evac chair usage

What the school offers its staff

  • A competitive salary.
  • Local Government pension scheme.
  • Training and personal development opportunities.
  • Subsidised on site gym memberships.
  • On site cafe/canteen.
  • An opportunity to work in a continuing developing school.

Further details about the role

We are looking for a person who has:

  • Ability to assist Female student with physical disabilities access school facilities using hoist equipment.
  • Flexible approach to supporting students needs within the context of their SEN profile
  • Ability to supervise the activities of students individually and in groups to ensure their safety
  • Supportive nature to work with students with specific or complex needs.

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 Woodrush High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1006 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number

Situated in a pleasant suburban area on the borders of Birmingham, Solihull and Worcestershire (only 5 minutes from Junction 3 of the M42), Woodrush High School is an oversubscribed 11-18 mixed Academy and has an excellent reputation locally and nationally. We are a designated Training School committed to educational innovation and we enjoy working partnerships with many schools locally and across the region.

Arranging a visit to Woodrush High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@woodrush.org.

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