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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 October 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,194.00 - £29,439.00 Annually (FTE)

Pupil Support Assistant (PSA) job summary

Job Purpose:

·         To support teaching staff in the development and education of pupils including the provision of specialist skills and delivery of intervention as appropriate.

·         To support the school in the delivery of social and recreational activities in learning beyond the classroom.

·         To support the needs of pupils in overcoming barriers to learning over the lunchtime period, including behaviour, active play, social-interaction, teamwork and co-operation.

·         To follow and actively promote the Trust’s and the school’s values, policies and procedures including those for safeguarding, health and safety and care of pupils.

·         To work with our SEND children to help them access the curriculum.

You will have a proven record of:

·         Working with a positive approach with pupils in a Primary setting.

·         Assisting with the preparation, organisation and delivery of activities across the curriculum for pupils within or outside the classroom, including during educational visits, supporting various aspects of teaching and learning and contributing directly to the raising of standards.

·         Working with named pupils without direct supervision.

·         Responding to pupils’ individual needs whether academic, personal, social or emotional.

·         Giving specific support to pupils with SEND, liaising with the class teacher and SENDCO and contributing to reports and reviews.

You will be:

·         Organised, pro-active and have a positive approach when working with all stakeholders.

·         Have the ability to consistently and effectively implement agreed behaviour management strategies

·         Have the ability to establish positive relationships with pupils and empathise with their needs

·         Have the a bility to monitor the pupils’ response to the learning activities and, where appropriate, modify or adapt the activities as agreed with the teacher to achieve the intended learning outcomes.

·         Willing to provide intimate care when needed.


For more information about the role please contact Louise on 0121 675 1897 or email enquiry@brookfields.createpartnership.org.uk 

Applications using the Create application form (no CVs please) should be returned by time, date to email address

CLOSING DATE:  30th November 2023 at 9am

INTERVIEWS: w/c 4th December 2023

Informal visits are encouraged and welcomed;  Please contact Louise on 0121 675 1897 to arrange.

Louise will also make arrangements for you to visit the school informally or hold a conversation prior to application with the Headteacher, Leanne Mahony. For the job description and person specification please go to our school website -     www.brookfields.bham.sch.uk

  Create Partnership Trust was formed in September 2016 by Greet Primary Schooland Conway Primary School.   They were joined in January 2017 by Hodge Hill Primary Schooland November 2018 by Brookfields Primary School.   All are supported by CREATE CENTRAL, a growing team of specialists building the MAT’s infrastructure.

 The vision for Create Partnership Trust encompasses the growth of an inspirational family of schools, built on a peer support and challenge model, so that barriers to optimum achievement are removed and where effective practice is systematically shared. 

 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 and spoken English is an essential requirement of this role.

Create Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.  

Online searches are carried out on all shortlisted candidates for positions at Create Partnership Trust. The searches are carried out to identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which  the Trust  might want to explore with the candidate at interview.

Please find a link to our safeguarding policy https://www.createpartnership.org.uk/policies-documents you are encouraged to read this policy prior to applying to work with us.


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.

About Brookfields Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
410 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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