Teaching Assistant

Cockshut Hill School, Birmingham, West Midlands, B26 2HX

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    15 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

GR3 £21,269p.a. – £27,514p.a.

Actual salary

actual salary £16,507p.a. - £21,354p.a.

Teaching Assistant job summary

Cockshut Hill School is seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our team in the role of Teaching Assistant. Working under the instruction/guidance of the SENCO, senior leadership team and in collaboration with teaching staff to support the delivery of quality learning, teaching and assessment to help raise standards of achievement for all students.

To be considered for this post you must hold an NVQ Level 3 qualification (minimum entry requirement) and ideally have some experience in working with children. You must be an individual who has the skills and passion to positively impact on our pupils. You must also possess the commitment, enthusiasm and energy to inspire them every day. You must show your ability to communicate clearly and interact well with pupils and teachers alike in a culture built on the values of mutual trust and respect.

As a Teaching Assistant you will be supporting teaching primarily in our Teaching and Learning Resource Base. Working alongside the class teacher you will supervise outside-class learning from pupils who have been identified as needing extra support or intervention.

It would be advantageous if candidates could demonstrate the following:-
• Experience of supporting pupils with speech, language and communication needs including autism
• Experience of working with pupils with cognition and learning needs thereby able to collaborate with teachers to differentiate / scaffold learning tasks and activities for pupils working significantly below age related expectations
• An understanding of pupils sensory differences
• Experience of helping pupils to understand and regulate their emotional responses and develop a greater sense of self-awareness, independence and resilience
• Working knowledge of a range of interventions and approaches to enhance literacy and numeracy development
• Maths specialism

About the Trust


Why work for us?

The Trust offers:
• A strong focus on staff care and wellbeing
• High quality training and support in and across academies
• A clear career pathway
• Employee assistance programme
• Employee discount schemes

Applying for the job

For a full description of the role, person specification and an application form, please see the accompanying documents. For an application form and further information about all our current vacancies please visit the trust website: www.summitlearningtrust.org.uk/category/nat-vacancies/.

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Supporting documents

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About Cockshut Hill School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
977 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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About our school

Cockshut Hill School is part of the Summit Learning Trust comprising Cockshut Hill, Lyndon School, Ninestiles, an Academy, four primary schools and the Solihull Sixth Form College. Our trust’s Professional Learning Institute offers all of our staff opportunities to collaborate with great educators from across our sector. Our school provides a friendly and supportive working environment, valuing each and every individual. We are committed to providing our students with the best education they need to become confident, articulate and successful adults in the future. We have a very reflective teaching staff body who welcome feedback from parents, carers and students to secure the needs of all learners. We are one of the few schools in Birmingham to receive The Rights Respecting Schools, UNICEF UK Gold Award, for successfully embedding children’s rights throughout the school in our practices and ethos. There is a strong culture of safeguarding and staff work positively with the leadership team to ensure students are kept safe.

This is an exciting time for our school as we strive to improve and are proud of our commitment to teaching and learning - our school motto is ‘Nothing But the Best’.

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