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  • Start date details

    02 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,119.00 - £31,364.00 Annually (FTE) Salary to be pro rata for actual hours and weeks worked

Teaching Assistant job summary

St Mary’s C of E Primary Academy and Nursery is a Multi-faith, multi-cultural, Ofsted rated good school located in Handsworth, Birmingham. As a church school our core Christian values are at the heart of everything that we do. In keeping with our chosen scripture Jeremiah 29:11.

We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant for September2024, who will be welcomed into the role by a supportive, highly efficient team.

The successful candidate will:

Work with class teachers to raise the learning and attainment of pupils.

Promote pupils’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion.

Give support to pupils, individually or in groups, so they can access the curriculum, take part in learning and experience a sense of achievement.

Work specifically with a pupil who has cognitive and physical needs.

Assist with the personal care needs of pupils where appropriate in line with the guidance of the trust.

Will be friendly, flexible, professional and hardworking.

We can offer you:

Happy, enthusiastic and well-behaved children who are proud of their school and eager to learn

Opportunities for further professional development

A supportive working environment that promotes teamwork within the staff

A friendly office and wider school team

If interested, please download an application form (do not complete teacher specific questions), person specification and job description from the school website.

Fioretti Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant safer recruitment checks. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from under-represented groups. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage & civil partnerships.

Online checks: Please note that as part of the process we will carry out an online search for shortlisted candidates using information provided in your application form as part of our safer recruitment practices. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which we may wish to explore with you at interview.

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

Informal visits to the school are most welcomed. Please call the school office or email office@stmryb20.bham.sch.uk to arrange a visit.

Closing date for applications: Monday 24 June 2024 at midday

Interviews: W/C Monday 01 July, exact date to be confirmed

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)
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.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.

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About St Marys C of E Primary and Nursery, Academy, Handsworth

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
421 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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