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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Term time: 36.5 hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale

Support Staff Scale Grade 3 (9-22), full time equivalent salary range £25,119p.a. - £31,364p.a. but after pro-rata the actual salary range is £22,208p.a. - £27,729p.a.

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Level 3 NVQ Teaching Assistant qualification is essential
  • Experience working with young people is essential
  • Have experience and a genuine desire to become part of a committed team and a role model to students
  • Theory and practice of effective teaching and learning in Primary
  • Implemented strategies to maximise progress and achievement for all children
  • Ability to assess the needs of individual students and accurately record and report their progress
  • Ability to manage groups of children and cope with challenging behaviour.
  • Good oral and written communication skills are essential
  • Time management and the ability to prioritise and manage workload effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to build relationships at all levels within our business
  • Ability to work under pressure and able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to understand and follow policies and procedures
  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • Ability to deal consistently with a wide range of people i.e. students, teachers and support staff
  • Demonstrates initiative and common sense.
  • Flexible approach to duties
  • Reliability and punctuality

What the school offers its staff

We offer a range of wellbeing and work-life balance benefits to recognise and reward the essential contributions our colleagues make to our success and growth. These include access to:

  • Employee assistance programme
  • High quality training and support in and across academies enabling career progression
  • Wellbeing Advocates
  • Lifestyle benefits and discount schemes, including gym discounts and cycle to work scheme
  • Health Protection Scheme alongside Flu Jab and Eyecare Vouchers
  • Generous employer pension schemes
  • Excellent Holiday Entitlement

Further details about the role

Here at Erdington Hall Primary School we aim to create opportunities and support achievement for our students and staff alike. Right now we are looking for an inspiring Teaching Assistant with specialism in KS1, who can work with students and with Teaching Staff to create a nurturing environment within which everyone can reach their full potential.

Join us and you will be part of a fantastic team. We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things. With a level 3 TA qualification as well as GCSE’s (or equivalent) in English and Maths at Grade C/5 or above/equivalent, you will have a real passion for supporting students, including those with particular needs, as well as a desire to develop a pro-active and supportive culture within the Inclusion Team. Erdington Hall is a developing and improving school and this is an exciting opportunity to support that journey of school improvement.

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 Erdington Hall Primary School

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

Erdington Hall is a two form entry, mixed primary school for pupils aged 3 -11. We are one of the family of schools in the Summit Learning Trust and pride ourselves on being an inclusive school. At Erdington Hall we are continually developing ways to ensure our children have the best possible opportunities to be successful. We recognise that through an enriched, varied curriculum, children are challenged. We also ask that children challenge themselves and aspire to be the very best they can be.

You will be part of a very supportive team whose successful aim is to help students reach their full potential within this forward looking school.

Arranging a visit to Erdington Hall Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@summitlearningtrust.org.uk.

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