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Smile Education are working on behalf of a Birmingham Primary School to assist in their recruitment of a SEND Teaching Assistant. This three-form entry Primary situated slightly North of Central Birmingham currently holds opportunities for experienced Teaching Assistants looking for a change of pace of a new challenge.
We are currently searching for a SEND Teaching Assistant, from September 2021. This is a full-time long-term role. The successful applicant will be assisting two pupils in EYFS and Key Stage 1. Both pupils are on the Autistic Spectrum with mild ASC. This role is ideal for anyone who is looking to gain more experience in supporting learners with SEND, anyone who has 3-6 months experience in supporting learners with SEND is encouraged to apply. You will be working mainly on a 1:1 basis to provide support within the classroom or targeted intervention where necessary. 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 Lozells, Aston, Handsworth, Hockley, Perry Barr and Birmingham City Centre. Our client records above average attainment across Key Stage 1 & 2. 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 specialist CPD workshops and team teaching alongside experience staff members.
This is an Ofsted rated outstanding school with a Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team dedicated to providing the very best for their pupils. Staff benefit from high-quality professional development, with teachers encouraged to be reflective and work with peers to develop their own teaching practices. The Headteacher and SLT set challenging targets to drive the school and staff forward and are reflective of the rapid progress students make within this environment. The school places an additional focus on nurturing the positive relationships between the school and local community. Pupils are taught how to be good local citizens and how to grow as positive role models within society as a whole. Ofsted have commented that pupils behave exceptionally well within school and are eager to learn.
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 learners with 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 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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