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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    9 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    2 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Part time
32.5 hours per week over 5 days
Contract type
Fixed term (12 months)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
GR3 £20,903 – £27,041
Actual salary
actual salary £16,223 - £20,987

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

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
977 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Cockshut Hill School

Cockshut Hill School provides a friendly and supportive working environment, valuing each individual. We are committed to providing our students with the best education they need to become confident, articulate and successful adults of the future. 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. 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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School location

Cockshut Hill, Birmingham, West Midlands, B26 2HX

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