8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    30 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type
Grade 2/3

Job summary

This level is applicable to experienced teaching assistants whose working role calls for competence across a varied range of responsibilities.
To support teaching staff in the development and education of pupils including the provision of specialist skills as appropriate.


Support for pupils (either individually or in groups)
Support the activities of individuals or groups
Establish and maintain relationships with individual pupils and groups.
Contribute to individual Education Plans as appropriate.
Support pupils during learning activities.
Promote pupils’ social and emotional development.
Contribute to the health and well being of pupils.
Provide support for bilingual/ multilingual pupils (where appropriate to the focus of the role).
Support children with specific needs (where appropriate to the focus of the role), for example, sensory and/ or physical impairment, cognitive or learning difficulties, behavioural, emotional and social development needs, communication and interaction difficulties.
Support pupils with literacy and numeracy skills
Support pupils to access the curriculum.
Dealing with the personal care needs of children where appropriate in line with the guidance of the local authority

Support for the teacher (s)
Observe and report on pupil performance
Contribute to the planning and evaluation of learning activities.
Assist in preparing and maintaining the learning environment.
Contribute to the management of pupils’ behaviour.
Contribute to maintaining pupils’ records
Support the maintenance of pupils’ safety and security.
Supervise the whole class for a short time in an emergency (normally for a period less than a whole lesson until the teacher returns or alternative arrangements are made) or for a very short period of planned absence for less than a whole lesson
Undertake routine marking in line with school policy
Provide general administrative support, for example, administer coursework, produce worksheets etc.
Undertake joint home visits as appropriate and in line with LEA policy

Support for the school
Support the development and effectiveness of team work within the school environment
Develop and maintain working relationships with other professionals
Liaise with parents as appropriate
Review and develop own professional practice
Work as required across the curriculum and in all Key Stages within the school in accordance with the job

Support for the curriculum
Support the use of information and communication technology in the classroom
Individuals have a responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people he/she is responsible for or comes into contact with.
To ensure their tasks are carried out with due regard to Health and Safety
To participate in appropriate professional development including adhering to the principle of performance management.

To adhere to the ethos of the school
To promote the agreed vision and aims of the school
To set an example of personal integrity and professionalism
Attendance at appropriate staff meetings and parents evenings
Any other duties as commensurate within the grade in order to ensure the smooth running of the school

Applying for the job

Application packs can be obtained by emailing our Office Manager, Miss Amber-Rose Willetts on: a.willetts@quinton.bham.sch.uk or by visiting our school website.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
School size
207 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About Quinton Church Primary School

Quinton Church Primary School is a warm, friendly and successful one form entry school which is part of Birmingham Diocesan Multi-Academy Trust. The Local Academy Board would like to appoint a gifted, hardworking and enthusiastic teaching assistant who is able to inspire and motivate the children to achieve their very best. You will be an excellent role model and have a passion for supporting children.
We are looking for:
• A person who loves supporting children.
• Someone who is passionate to inspire our pupils and a commitment to achieving success with all our pupils.
• Someone with strong subject knowledge across the primary phases.
• Support the Christian ethos of our school where everyone feels valued and respected and feels part of the team.

Quinton can offer:
• The opportunity to work with wonderful, well behaved and enthusiastic children.
• A successful, recent Ofsted inspection.
• A commitment to your support, well-being and further professional development.
• Support from dynamic, creative staff who are dedicated to achieving whole school improvement, who genuinely love teaching and who are also keen to learn from those around them.
• A supportive leadership team.
• A supportive MAT that has a commitment to the well-being and professional development of all staff.
• Opportunities to develop your careers.
• Excellent links with our church and clergy.

Quinton Church Primary School is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced disclosure certificate. Quinton Church Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. BDMAT is a Disability Confident employer. All appointments made have a probationary period.  

Arranging a visit to Quinton Church Primary School

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Miss Amber-Rose Willetts to arrange a visit to the school on: 0121 675 4422 or a.willetts@quinton.bham.sch.uk

School location

Hagley Road West, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 1AJ

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