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Year 2 Teaching Assistant

  • Posted: 13-10-2021
  • Category: Teaching Assistants
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Type: Full-time / Permanent
  • Salary: £60 - £70 per day
Smile Education are working on behalf of a Birmingham based Primary school to assist them in the recruitment of a Tear 2 Teaching Assistant. This two-form entry primary is situated in South Birmingham currently holds an opportunity for Teaching Assistant’s looking for a change of pace.

We are currently looking for a Year 2 Teaching Assistant, available from November 2021 or earlier. This is a full-time long-term role expected to last until at least Easer 2022 with the possibility of extending further into the summer term. The successful applicant will be working with primarily lower ability pupils and some pupils with SEND. This role is ideal for anyone with 3-6 months experience working in SEND education who would like to further their knowledge and ability. A strong understanding of phonics and effective phonics intervention is essential.

This school is situated within proximity to Selly Oak, Moor Green, Stirchley, Bourneville and Birmingham City Centre. 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 their surrounding community including local nurseries & feeder secondary schools. Successful applicants can expect to receive training from specialists CPD workshops and team teaching alongside experienced staff members.

This is an Ofsted outstanding school with excellent leadership and management. Pupil’s across both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 achieve above the national average in both core and foundation subjects. Staff benefit from fantastic CPD courses in addition to Team Teaching with experienced colleagues. This school place an additional focus on creating independent learners and support in providing learners with materials to work independently. Ofsted describe pupil behaviour as exceptional and comment on the good relationships between staff and pupils. This school is at the heart of its local community and enjoys great relationships with it’s local community in addition to parents and guardians.

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 young means you can make a real and significant impact on their lives. You will be able to make a tangible difference to their education and provide them with the tools they need to succeed and build a bright future. That is what being a teacher is all about- Ambition and a commitment to the school ethos is key!

We would like applicants to have experience in supporting teaching and learning within the UK or a British International School setting.

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

-        Hold a relevant UK teaching assistant qualification- for example Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools.

-        Knowledge of the UK Primary Curriculum

-        Able and willing to travel the Birmingham area

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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