Teaching Assistant


  • £70 - £84 per day
  • Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Posted: 29/07/2022
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: WB-12

Job Details

An SEN school in South Birmingham is looking for a Teaching Assistant to join their outstanding team of support staff? Do you feel passionate about ensuring all children receive the chance to have a good quality education and be supported with their SEMH needs? Do you have experience working with Special Educational Needs such as ADHD, ASC, PTSD, PDA, ODD and Attachment Disorder? This school is looking for an enthusiastic and engaging Teaching Assistant to help provide 1-2-1 support for one of their KS4 students with SEND. It is important that you are able to build a strong, positive relationship with the student in order to provide them with the most effective academic and pastoral support. You will have access to the school’s excellent facilities and resources and a large team of Teaching Assistants.
As a Teaching Assistant, you will also be conducting interventions with KS3 & KS4 students on the SEND register to assess speech and language, literacy and numeracy intervention. The Teaching Assistant role entails you working with your KS4 student on a 1-2-1 basis and in small groups, whilst working with a SEND teacher. Due to the nature of the school, the students often present challenging behaviour, so you will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills and an understanding of SEMH needs to effectively work in this setting. A Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification is preferred but not essential, although it experience in working in SEN is necessary.
The role:

  • Working as a Classroom Assistant / Teaching Assistant
  • Providing support on a 1-2-1 basis for KS3/4 children with SEMH needs and SEND
  • Engaging in whole-school activities with all pupils
  • Communicating well with students that present challenging behaviour
  • Work alongside the with support staff to help students who have additional needs
What will you get?
  • Working alongside an outstanding team of auxiliary staff
  • Weekly CPD and training sessions that will boost your career in education
  • Outstanding experience from an award-winning school with great resources and facilities
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development
If you are interested in this Teaching Assistant opportunity, please “Apply Now” or contact Will at The Education Network Birmingham. Not the role for you? Ask the team about our other Teaching Assistant vacancies to refer a Teaching Assistant and ask about or excellent referral scheme.

The Education Network Offer:

Our specialist team have a combined experience of over 25 years and have unrivalled reputation within the education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.

The opportunity to work in friendly, caring and supportive atmosphere where every child matters. Highly supportive, committed and hard working Consultants who will endeavor to find assignments suited to your needs.
An opportunity to extend your professional development as well as excellent rates of pay.

The Education Network is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including enhanced DBS checks and references.-
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.


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