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Teaching Assistants

48 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 3SJ
Hallfield School
Full Time
£18,822 - £21,824
18th November 2022
Start Date
3rd January 2023
9th December 2022 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
3rd January 2023
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1289192

Teaching Assistant – To start January 2023

Actual Salary: £18,822 - £21,824 per annum dependent upon qualifications, experience and skills.

Working arrangements: Full time 40 hours per week, with an unpaid break. Working 41 weeks (plus 6.6 weeks paid holiday). Part time Teaching Assistant opportunity (2 days per week) opportunity also available.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and confident Teaching Assistant with experience of working with children aged 4-7 years and an ability to demonstrate sound knowledge and understanding of EYFS and Key Stage 1. Suitable candidates will ideally possess a relevant childcare qualification (minimum level 3) and valid Paediatric First Aid qualification (or willingness to undertake this training).

With a positive and flexible disposition and nurturing approach to supporting children’s learning across the curriculum, the successful candidate will be child focused with a clear understanding of their safeguarding responsibilities.

The ability to communicate effectively with both children and colleagues and work under instruction as well as independently is essential and will be assessed during interview.

The key responsibilities of a Teaching Assistant include, but are not limited to:

  • Work closely and under the direction of the Class Teacher, to support with the delivery of high standard education provision.
  • Supervise children at various times throughout the day.
  • Work with small groups and individual children as directed by the Class Teacher.
  • To support pupils during co-curricular activities and accompanying school trips, including supporting pupil residential visits if required.
  • To support in the provision of wrap around care supporting breakfast club, afterschool care and holiday club provisions as directed.

In return we offer:

  • Salary sacrifice group pension scheme.
  • Life insurance (death in service) benefit (4 x annual salary).
  • Free parking.
  • Free lunch options for all staff all year round (including school lunch during term time).
  • Generous Fee Discount for staff children attending the school.
  • Salary Sacrifice Cycle to Work and Tech Scheme available.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
  • Long service and big birthday recognition.
  • Professional development opportunities including generous CPD Policy.
  • Opportunity to work additional hours may be available.
  • Safeguarding & Child Protection.

The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory references (which are requested prior to an interview), an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

In addition to the job description and person specification for the position, please ensure you read the school’s Safeguarding & Child Protection policy and Safer Recruitment policy

Equal Opportunities-

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Closing Date: 9th December 2022 (midday)

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applications so would recommend applying early to avoid missing out.

Interviews to be held: Week commencing 12th December 2022


Safeguarding Statement:

Hallfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo safer recruitment screening appropriate to the post, including through referencing, online search, medical questionnaire and an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
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