Teaching Assistant


  • £350 - £420 per week
  • Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Posted: 01/08/2022
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: WB-15

Job Details

Are you a Teaching Assistant with a passion for working with students with special educational needs? Do you want to work somewhere where you can make a real difference to a child’s life? If so, this Teaching Assistant role at a large SEN school in South Birmingham is the job for you! You will be working with students aged 9 – 16 with EHCPs to help them engage with the curriculum. As a Teaching Assistant you will be building positive relationships with children with a variety of needs such as Autism and ADHD. You will need to develop strategies to help manage difficulties with behaviour and to promote good conduct.
As a Teaching Assistant you will be ensuring interventions are delivered to help keep students on track behaviourally and academically. You will be responsible for assessing reading and writing levels when new students arrive at the school. The school has an outstanding team of Teaching Assistants who you will be working alongside to deliver pastoral support across the school. The role also entails providing in-class support for students in lesson, where you will be working alongside SEND trained teachers. Due to the pastoral nature of the Teaching Assistant role, you will also be involved in Safeguarding of the students, which needs to be handled confidentially and in line with the school’s procedures.
Experience working with SEMH and SEND students is vital to be a Teaching Assistant at this school. A Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification is desirable but not essential.
The role:

  • Assisting teachers in managing lessons and activities
  • Provide pastoral support and properly tackle safeguarding concerns
  • Promote good conduct of students
  • Working with a variety of needs such as Autism and ADHD
  • Building strong relationships with students, parents and guardians
Benefits you will receive:
  • Regular CPD to further develop your career in education
  • Support from a great team of Teaching Assistants and pastoral staff
  • Working with an outstanding SEND teacher
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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