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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    6 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,119.00 - £31,364.00 Annually (FTE) £19,640.99 - £24,524.07 pro rata + SEN Allowance £1507.32 pro rata,- 32.5 hours per week term time only

Teaching Assistant Level 3 Resource Based job summary

This post comes at an exciting time within the development of Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust and the growth of our Autism Resource Base. Saltley Academy is looking for Level 3 teaching assistants to join our friendly team, who are enthusiastic, committed to raising standards, have high expectations and will work alongside a conscientious, hardworking and welcoming team.

A Teaching Assistant who;

Will have a sound knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice, especially around the needs of students with Autism

Has experience of working in a school environment and has experience of all key stages.

Is a qualified Practitioner with qualifications such as NVQ Level 3.

Has proven skills that will contribute to a growing team within the school’s Resource Base provision

Is a reflective and flexible practitioner.

Is committed to developing personalised learning.

Will contribute to the development of the school and the Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust in raising standards.

Will join the fantastic team at Saltley Academy with a smile and positivity.

We will offer you:

An excellent induction programme within a friendly and supportive environment

Are creative and innovative in our approach to all aspects of school life

A supportive team both within Saltley Academy and across Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust

Incredibly enthusiastic, well behaved and motivated children.

Support and guidance from a highly effective leadership team.

Have a strong family ethos where individuals are respected and valued are part of the Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust that provides on-site parking.

A collaborative and inclusive culture, where team members will upskill you and give you regular opportunities to learn from each other in a safe and collaborative environment.

An opportunity to undertake structured CPD via access to the National College online CPD platform and/or apprenticeships

Access to Career Pathways and Pledge to help you plan for and make your goals a reality via our Professional Growth and Performance process.

A wellbeing culture, with paid and unpaid time off to support life events via our Life Leave Policy, access to a Wellbeing Champion and the opportunity to participate in our annual staff wellbeing survey with Edurio, so we know and can respond to views.

Access to 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), which includes confidential counselling, access to wellbeing advice and a lifestyle app called “My Possible Self”.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 6th June at 9:00am

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

NB CV’s will NOT be accepted

We value our people and are dedicated to making sure that everybody feels empowered to bring their authentic self to work. We have an outstanding opportunity to work at Saltley Academy as a Teaching Assistant.

We promise to treat all candidates fairly, consistently and with respect throughout the application, assessment and selection process.

We are also “happy to talk flexible working” subject to the operational requirements of the role.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.


Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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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)
medical
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.

This job post has expired.

About Saltley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1305 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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