Teaching Assistant


  • £350 - £420 per week
  • Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Posted: 04/08/2022
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: WB-22

Job Details

Are you a Teaching Assistant with a passion for supporting children with SEN and SEMH needs? Are you looking for an exciting new role where you can motivate and enthuse children with EHCPs to reengage with their education? A lively Alternate Provision school in West Birmingham is looking for a dynamic Teaching Assistant to join their excellent team of teachers and Teaching Assistants. The main role is providing 1:1 support for a KS4 student on the SEND register with additional needs. As a Teaching Assistant you must have excellent behaviour management skills and the ability to form positive relationships with students with SEMH needs. You will be working with the student on a 1:1 basis both in the classroom and in intervention support out of lesson. The school provides itself on providing support that is flexible to students’ needs, so you will need to be able to be assertive and use initiative to give the most effective assistance.
As a Teaching Assistant, you will also provide pastoral support for students struggling to engage with their lessons. You will also assess new pupils on reading and literacy to determine the level of academic support they require. You will be joined by an outstanding team of Teaching Assistants in similar roles who will provide you with support and a wealth of experience. Because behaviour is challenging, it is important that you have a good understanding of the different diagnoses the students have so you can provide the most effective support. A level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification is desirable but not essential, however demonstration of effective work in SEN is essential.
The role:

  • Supporting a KS4 student on the SEND register on a 1:1 basis
  • Providing support for teachers in lessons with small KS3 and KS4 classes
  • Implementing effective intervention strategies to assist with disengaged students
  • Taking part in whole school activities and trips
  • Forming good rapport with the students
What can you expect?
  • Incredible experience working in an Alternative Provision school as an SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Support from a great team of Teaching Assistants
  • Access to superb facilities and resources
  • Ongoing CPD and training to further develop your professional profile
If you are interested in this Classroom Assistant opportunity, please “Apply Now” or contact Will at The Education Network Birmingham. Not the role for you? Ask the team about our other Classroom Assistant vacancies to refer a Classroom Assistant and ask about our 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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