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Year 4 Teaching Assistant Expiring soon

Smile Education Recruitment

£60 - £70 per day


Permanent | Full Time



Smile Education are working on behalf of a Birmingham Primary School to assist them in the recruitment of a Year 4 Teaching Assistant from October 2021, or earlier. This four-form entry Primary situated in South Birmingham currently holds opportunities for experienced Teaching Assistant’s looking for career progression or a new challenge.

We are currently searching for a Year 4 Teaching Assistant, from October 2021 or earlier. The successful applicant should be confident in providing whole class support to Key Stage 2 pupils alongside intervention support with small groups. Opportunities exist for the successful applicant to complete on site learning and progress into a HLTA role. This is a full-time role expected to last until at least Christmas with a view to extend into the new year.

This school is situated within proximity to Balsall Heath, Sparkbrook, Moseley, 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. The Senior Leadership Team and staff at this primary school promote high levels of respect. The Headteacher, although new to the role, provides exceptionally strong leadership. The headteacher is supported by a stable and experienced Senior Leadership Team who have a clear focus on driving the school forward. This school places an additional focus on sports and living a healthy lifestyle, healthy competition is encouraged throughout the curriculum. This is a large inner-city school which enjoys excellent links with its local community and strong relationships with parents and guardians. The school prides itself on providing a rich and varied curriculum for its pupils, in both core and non-core subjects. Pupils enjoy their varied curriculum which is supported by various off-site school trips and extra-curricular activities. Pupil behaviour is outstanding with pupils showing a real enjoyment for being at school.

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 people means you can make a real and significant impact on their lives. You will be able to make a dynamic difference to their futures and that’s what being a teacher is all is about- Ambition and a commitment to school community is key!

We would like applicants to have experience supporting teaching and learning within a UK or 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

Smile Education is committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.