Secondary Teaching Assistant – Central Birmingham – ASAP

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Posted 4 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
Birmingham
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Secondary Teaching Assistant – Central Birmingham – ASAP

Pay rate: £70-80 per day

An ambitious and value-driven Secondary School in Central Birmingham is seeking an inspirational, dedicated and resilient Teaching Assistant for a full time role starting ASAP. This exciting new role has the potential to become a permanent contract for the right candidate.

This vibrant Secondary School is seeking a proactive Teaching Assistant who will work effectively to secure excellent academic outcomes for students, particularly those working at below age expected levels, identified with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and/or behavioural difficulties. They will need to collaborate with classroom-based staff and successfully contribute to the personal development, behaviour and attitudes of students.

Register your interest today with Twenty4Seven Education by calling Katie/Charlie from the Birmingham office.

The School:
This ‘Good’ Ofsted rated Secondary School is a mainstream, non-selective comprehensive School centred on their core values of collaboration, opportunity, respect, and excellence and built on their ‘student first’ ethos. Their students are respectful, inquisitive, engaging and are very proud to be part of the School.

Ideal candidate:
* A recognised Teaching Assistant qualification – CACHE Level 2/3 Certificate in Support Teaching and Learning or equivalent would be advantageous but not essential
* Experience of working with Secondary age students and those identified with SEND
* Good knowledge of the Secondary National Curriculum for Key Stages 3 and 4
* The ability to follow instructions from the teacher and also be able to work independently
* The ability to implement assessment for learning under the guidance of the teacher
* Have the ability to effectively manage behaviour using positive strategies
* Have high expectations of students to ensure they reach their full potential
* Excellent communication skills (including written, oral and presentation skills)
* Excellent interpersonal skills

Requirements:
* Minimum of 3 months experience of working within a school environment
* Enhanced DBS registered to the update service or willingness to obtain a new certificate
* Professional reference checks including a child relevant experience
* Legal right to work in the UK
* Excellent knowledge of safeguarding children and young adults – you will need an up to date Safeguarding Training Certificate (we provide FREE Safeguarding Training)

The key benefits for working with Twenty 4 Seven Education are:
** Your own dedicated and friendly consultant who is available 24/7
** Competitive rates of pay
**£100 referral scheme for both you and those you recommend (uncapped)*
** FREE or heavily discounted CPD courses including a certified Level 2 Teaching Assistant course, British Sign Language certification, Mental wellbeing of children certification and Paediatric first aid
** Access to 1:1 Educational Support CPD sessions including Interview Preparation, Working with SEND,  Behaviour Management etc.
** FREE Safeguarding training
** Early notification of training/courses/workshops
** Minimal administration (no time sheets!)

What you need to do now:
If you’re interested in joining us, please click ‘apply’ and your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process.

Twenty4Seven Education provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. As members of the REC Twenty4Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.