FIXED TERM CONTRACT UNTIL 31/08/2024
Yardley Green Road
Bordesley Green East
Tel:0121 566 6600
Teaching Assistant (Primary) Level 2
FIXED TERM CONTRACT
Salary £20,812 - £22,777(Full Time, Pro-Rata, TTO)
Actual Approximately Salary £18,194
36.5 hours per week
To start September 2023
Waverley Education Foundation (WEF) is a Multi Academy Trust, which operates both Waverley School and Waverley Studio College. WEF has over 1900 students on roll across the trust. It develops, brokers and delivers a range of services which support learning and leadership & management and improve outcomes for children and young people.
Waverley School is an all through school for students aged 4-19. It also has a Resource Base for students with cognition and learning difficulties. In its recent Ofsted inspection in September 2021, Waverley School was graded as a ‘Good’ School. We have state of the art facilities for learning, teaching and training and a strong staff team that are committed to the learning and development of all our students.
Our core values of Humanity, Equality, Aspiration and Respect support our vision to create a learning community where we work together to achieve excellence in everything we do.
“Pupils have a strong understanding of diversity, respect and tolerance, including for different family lifestyles” – Ofsted 2021
As part of the exciting development plans for Primary, we are expanding our team to support pupils’ needs. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Primary Phase team as a Teaching Assistant Level 2.
Ideal candidate will have a good understanding of how children can learn and develop and be able to work confidently with them and with other teachers. Candidates must be able to use their own initiative and be able to communicate confidently and effectively with children, staff and parents. All candidates must have the ability to work within and apply all school policies and it would be advantageous to have some knowledge of the SEN code of Practice.
They must be willing to work as a member of an enthusiastic and forward thinking team to ensure learners of all abilities achieve their very best. Applicants must hold the Level 2 TA Qualification and possess good numeracy and literacy skills with GCSE’s or equivalent in English and Maths. Good ICT skills are also essential.
The school’s most recent inspection report, Ofsted (November 2021) commented that ‘Pupils are happy to come to this school…. and the curriculum is ambitiously designed to stretch pupils regardless of their starting point.’
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.
The successful candidates will need to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
*Shortlisted applicants will be subject to online checks in line with Keeping Children Safe 2022
We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the schools application form will be accepted.
Waverley School is committed to the protection and safety of its students.