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  • Posted: 14-10-2021
  • Category: Teaching Assistants
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Type: Full-time / Contract
  • Salary: £65 - £75 per day
Smile Education are currently working on behalf of a Sutton Coldfield Primary School to assist them in the recruitment of a Key Stage 2 SEN Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible. This two-form entry Primary School situated in the leafy area of Sutton Coldfield currently holds a unique opportunity for an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant looking for experience in a mainstream school and with more able children.  

We are currently searching for a Key Stage teaching assistant who has a direct experience supporting older children with Autism. The successful applicant should be available on a full-time basis until the middle of July. Our client has allocated additional COVID-19 Catch up funding for the hiring of support staff to support in narrowing the post-lockdown gap in learning amongst pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.

This school is situated within proximity to Boldmere, Wylde Green, Erdington, Mere Green, Little Aston and Aldridge. Our client records above average attainment across EYFS and KS1 & KS2. Progress scores remain above the city and national averages.

Why this school?

This setting has strong links with the local community including local nurseries & feeder secondary schools. Successful applicants can expect to receive support from an incredible SENCO who is based at the school full time.
The Senior Leadership Team are stable and bring a wealth of quality, talent and expertise as practitioners in the classroom and as leaders. The school is big, busy but a friendly school where each child is valued, respected, and encouraged to become an independent, self-confident learner. This school has been rated by Ofsted as good for the last 10 years and is a place where each child is valued for their individuality and is a  place where partnerships between parents, children and the school staff is a priority.

For applicants seeking relocation, Birmingham has a world class cosmopolitan city environment; home to bars, restaurants, and boutiques. In the run up to the 2022 Commonwealth Games and the under construction HS2, the area is witnessing increased investments and rejuvenation.

What to expect from applicants?

Working with these older children means you can make a real and significant impact on their lives. You will be able to make a dynamic difference to their futures and that’s what being a teacher is all is about- Ambition and a commitment to school community is key!

We would like applicants to have demonstrative experience in supporting children with Autism within Key Stage 2.

To be successful in your application, you should have experience in one or more of the following:

-          Hold a relevant qualification in supporting primary school aged children

-          Knowledge of the UK curriculum especially in Key Stage 22 core subjects

-          Able and willing to travel to the Sutton Coldfield area

-          Exceptionally dedicated to supporting pupils achieve the very best through an all-inclusive curriculum

 If you would like to be considered for representation within this setting, then please forward your most recent CV with your supporting statement. Alternatively, if you would like to have a confidential discussion surrounding other Birmingham school positions, please contact Mary at Smile Education on 0121 392 6575

Smile Education is committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.

Smile Education is committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.


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