Level 3 Teaching Assistants (QUE & NH)

Closing on: Jun 9, 2024

Contract: Permanent, Term time only

Hours: 32.50 hours per week, 5 days per week

Salary: £19,557 – £24,419 and SEN allowance, pro rata (£25,119 – £31,364 FTE)

Closing Date: 9th June 2024

To commence September 2024

“These are exciting times at Queensbury School. Caring staff, an ambitious curriculum and new buildings are all driving improvements for pupils. Leaders aim to help pupils ‘unleash their limitless potential’. Staff, parents, carers and pupils are united in making this vision a reality” Ofsted May 2023

We require Level 3 Teaching Assistants.  Students at Queensbury School work on a differentiated National Curriculum but some achieve up to GCSE levels.  Life skills and social communication are key learning skills for our young people.  Queensbury School is looking for a keen and talented Level 3 Teaching Assistants who are committed to child centred learning, able to plan and deliver the curriculum in an exciting and stimulating way, can communicate effectively with children, staff and parents and are able to work as part of a team. Please note that only school application forms will be accepted, we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV) or accept them instead of an application form.

Informal conversations are warmly welcomed. If you would like to arrange an informal visit please email enquiry@queensbury.eiat.org.uk

We can offer:

  • A collaborative and inclusive culture
  • A committed, hardworking team who strive to provide the best education for all students
  • Comprehensive induction and probation support and regular opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • We offer 10 staff training days across the academic year; one or two of these days may be aggregated which means you complete training outside of normal working hours in twilight sessions
  • Employee Assistance Programme via BHSF – free totally confidential support,
  • Access to discounts and offers via BHSF
  • Access to a generous pension scheme known as the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for support staff or Teachers Pension Scheme for Teachers
  • Generous annual leave entitlement for support staff based on length of service, starting at 29 days pro-rata, rising to 32 at 5 years’ plus service and 34 following 10 years’ plus service. Teachers annual leave is in line with Teachers Pay & Conditions
  • Onsite parking at all schools
  • We are the only Trust to provide SEN Allowances to ALL roles who work with students, including Teachers, TA’s, Care Assistants, Pastoral Care, Guides, Drivers

If you are determined, ambitious, hardworking and you meet our requirements, then we would love to hear from you.

The trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS, Childcare Disqualification (where applicable), qualifications, medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. An online search (and a prohibition check for teachers) will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.    

To read a copy of our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy please click on the link below:  

Policies (educationimpact.org.uk) 

To read our policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders please click on the link below: 

Policies (educationimpact.org.uk) 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. 

Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide: 

DBS filtering guide – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) 

Please note contracts of employment will be with Education Impact Academy Trust not Birmingham City Council.

How to apply:

Please apply online: https://educationimpact.org.uk/jobs  (or scroll to the bottom of this page)

Closing Date: 9th June 2024

Interviews to be held week commencing: 17th June 2024

If you have not heard from us two weeks after the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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