SEND Support Assistant

Shireland Collegiate Academy, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 4ND

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  • Start date details


  • Application deadline

    2 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,269 - £25,419 per annum pro rata

SEND Support Assistant job summary

POST: SEND Support Assistant

LOCATION: Shireland Collegiate Academy

SALARY: Band D SCP 9 – 17 £21,269 - £24,920 per annum pro rata

HOURS: 32.5 Hours per week (either 8am-3pm or 9am-4pm) – term time + 2 weeks


Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust is an established Multi-Academy Trust of primary and secondary academies across the West Midlands.

Our reputation is built on our core values of innovation, collaboration and inspiring individuals within our care.

We want every single person that comes through the doors of one of our academies to leave having grown as an individual, in terms of their skill set and their respect for others.

We believe that every person who passes through our doors deserves the very best that we can offer. Everyone who works with and for the Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust does so because they believe in children and want their futures to be happy and successful.

To work with individual and small groups of students to promote their inclusion and to provide support for teaching and personalised learning.

The post holder should have experience of working with secondary school age students to support their learning and be able to demonstrate their ability to motivate students. Have a secure understanding of the learning process and what motivates young people in their learning. Have excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to build relationships with people of all ages and backgrounds.

We can offer:

  • Opportunities across our MAT to enhance skills and experience at both primary and secondary level
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Exceptional CPD provision including working with national and international experts in their field

  • a supportive working environment and team ethos
  • friendly, enthusiastic children.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate:

The successful candidate will:

  • Able to inspire, motivate and enthuse pupils
  • Committed to raising standards for all and share the same drive to constantly learn and improve
  • Demonstrate a passion to make a difference to others
  • To be proficient with the use of technology for learning and have a willingness to innovate.

We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice where all staff can thrive. We believe that supporting our staff both personally and professionally allows them to give their very best to our students. Our aim is to foster a working culture that recognises and reflects the importance of good mental health and wellbeing and provides effective support when colleagues need it.

Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its entire staff to share this commitment. All post-holders will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), including a Children’s Barred List check for post carrying out a regulated activity.

Closing Date: Sunday 2nd October 2022

Please note we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date.

For application information please follow the link below:


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About Shireland Collegiate Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1497 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number

We are an established multi-academy Trust with schools across the Black Country area of the West Midlands.

Arranging a visit to Shireland Collegiate Academy

To arrange a visit to the school please contact the Principal directly on 0121 558 8086.

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