KS2 Teaching Assistant

Full Time Temporary

UK Jobs Board

Smile Education are working on behalf of a Birmingham Primary School to assist in their recruitment of a Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant. This three-form entry Primary situated east of Central Birmingham currently holds opportunities for Teaching assistant’s looking for a new challenge.

We are currently searching for a KS2 Teaching Assistant, from September 2021. This is a full-time long-term role with the successful candidate working across KS2 classes to provide additional support to lower ability pupils. The successful applicant should be confident in their intervention support and able to motivate pupils to engage in learning materials. Opportunities do exist for applicants to receive further training and for the role to progress into a HLTA role.

This school is situated within proximity to Saltley, Alum Rock, Nechells 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 Oftsed rated good school with a clear and ambitious plan to bounce back following the Covid-19 school closures. This school belongs to one of the biggest multi-academy trusts in the UK and enjoys all the usual benefits of belonging to a MAT. The setting has outstanding facilities in their purpose built primary and enjoys outstanding relationships with parents, guardians and the local community. Pupil behaviour is outstanding with pupils taking an active part in lessons. Oftsed noted pupils polite manner with their peers and staff.

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 supporting pupils within the UK or British International School setting. The successful applicant should be comfortable working with Key Stage 2 and confident in their ability to work with intervention groups or on a 1:1 basis where necessary.

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 to 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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