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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 32.5 Hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114 FTE

Pay scale

Grade 3 point 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who has experience of supporting children’s learning in a relevant environment, along with good numeracy/literacy skills and the relevant qualifications.

Core Purpose –

To support pupil’s learning under the guidance of Teachers, SENCo and Head of School.

To provide structured opportunities for pupils to play and participate in sporting activities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the class teacher with learning activities ensuring health and safety and good behaviour of pupils.
  • Support whole classes, small groups or individual pupils in accessing learning activities as directed by the class teacher to enable pupils’ progress towards their targets.
  • Be aware of and support differences to ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.
  • To plan and deliver structured play opportunities and other extra-curricular activities.
  • As required, to prepare the classroom/outside areas for lessons, ensuring that resources and equipment are available and cleared away at the end of lessons as appropriate.
  • Undertake basic record keeping in respect of pupil learning, behaviour management, well-being, child protection etc.
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection health, safety, security and confidentiality reporting all concerns to ensure pupils’ wellbeing.
  • Contribute to the overall work/aims of the school and appreciate and support the role of colleagues and other professionals to enable the school fulfil its development plans etc.
  • Undertake training and other learning activities and attend relevant meetings (within contracted hours) as required to ensure own continuing professional development.
    • Work within the relevant policies, codes of practice and legislation reporting any concerns to the relevant person.
    • Good understanding of areas of learning e.g. Literacy/Numeracy/Science/SEN
    • Well-developed interpersonal skills to be able to relate well to a wide range of people
    • Work constructively as part of a team whilst being able to demonstrate initiative
    • Effective use of ICT to support learning
    • Good behaviour management skills.


    • Practical experience of working with children in a school


    • Good numeracy/literacy skills
    • NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants or demonstrate equivalent knowledge skills and experience

What the school offers its staff

  • An exciting opportunity to join a highly successful School
  • Join a dedicated, enthusiastic and friendly team of staff
  • An excellent opportunity to assist in the teaching of well-motivated pupils
  • Opportunity for both local and nationally recognised professional development.

Commitment to safeguarding

Posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. However, amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are 'protected'. These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account. Guidance on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.
Shortlisted candidates will need to provide details of all unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered, prior to the interview. You may be asked for information about your criminal history during recruitment.

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About Codsall Middle School

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
509 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13
Phone number
01902 843177

Codsall Middle School is a vibrant successful school, with energetic learners and ambitious, innovative teaching staff. We are significantly oversubscribed and are part of Codsall Multi Academy Trust.

Our recent Inspection (September 2019) confirmed that we are a good school in all aspects.

"Codsall Middle School is a friendly and happy school. Pupils are proud to be members of the school community" (Ofsted 2019)
"Lessons are exciting and help all pupils to do well. At the end of lunchtime, pupils are eager to get to their next lesson” (Ofsted 2019)

Codsall Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If your application is successful, self-disclosure information will be checked against information from the Disclosure & Barring Service before your appointment is confirmed.

Arranging a visit to Codsall Middle School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email wg@codsall-middle.staffs.sch.uk.

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