6 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,581.00 - £24,449.00 Annually (FTE)

SEN Teaching Assistant job summary

St Thomas CE Academy is a small and friendly primary school situated in the city centre of Birmingham. We are looking to appoint a part time SEN Teaching assistant initially for a fixed term period from 1st September 2024 until 31st July 2025.

You will be friendly, enthusiastic and be able to build a rapport with pupils. You will be expected to be a good role model to our pupils working with them in a reliable, committed and dedicated way, showing a genuine interest in their continuing development and well-being.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational, forward thinking SEN teaching assistant who prides themselves in working collaboratively, supporting children in building foundations for happy and successful life-long learners. This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their skills in a caring and supportive school. The ideal candidate will be someone who has experience of working with SEN children.

We offer a friendly and supportive working environment with a commitment to the professional development of all staff.

Monday –Wednesday

8.30am – 3.30pm (19.5 hours per week)

Term Time only

The role will be supporting the teaching staff in the development and education of pupils including the provision of specialist skills as appropriate.

We are looking for someone who :

  • Has an NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • Has experience of working as a SEN teaching assistant
  • Has a cheerful, warm and welcoming personality with the ability to communicate with children and adults alike
  • is reliable, efficient and flexible
  • Can work in a creative and inspirational way with high expectations for all
  • Excellent organisation skills and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Be a team player who will work with colleagues across the multi academy trust
  • Will be committed to the strong Christian ethos of our schools
  • Speak fluent English as in accordance with part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016)

What we will offer the right person:

  • Energetic, enthusiastic and confident children
  • A supportive ethos os aspiration, ambition and high achievement for all
  • A dynamic, creative environment, encouraging collaboration and open to innovation
  • A strong, dedicated team who work hard for our school community
  • An enthusiastic leadership team, who are committed to supporting and developing colleagues
  • A warm, family atmosphere
  • Ambition and vision for all within the trust

Informal visit to the school is encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment. The job description, person specification and link to the application form can be found on this page. CVs will not be accepted unless accompanied by a completed application form.

All Saints Multi Academy Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) enhanced disclosure certificate. All Saints Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

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.

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.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

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About St Thomas CofE Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
236 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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