Smile Education are working on behalf of a Birmingham Primary school to assist them in the recruitment of a Year 3 Teaching Assistant. This three-form entry primary situated in north Birmingham currently holds an opportunity for an experienced Teaching Assistant looking for a new challenge.
We are currently looking for a Year 3 Teaching Assistant, available from November 2021. This is a full-time long-term role expected to last until the end of the academic year. The successful candidate will be working with small groups of pupils to provide intervention support to those performing below ARE following on from internal standardised tests at the end of the summer term. A strong understanding of phonics is desirable but not essential as full training can be provided.
This school is situated within proximity to Aston, Perry Barr, Lozells, Hockley, Great Barr 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 rated ‘Good’ school with outstanding features. The Headteacher although new to the role has a clear direction and drive for the school. She is supported by an Executive Headteacher and strong and stable Senior Leadership Team. This school is part of the Reach2 Academy Trust and benefits from the resources shared with other schools within the trust. Pupils behaviour in this setting is described as exemplary by Oftsed. Pupils have a genuine love for learning and are proud to be part of the school community. This setting places an additional focus on learning about healthy foods and living an active lifestyle.
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.