Teaching Assistant, Birmingham

Closing date:

Greenwood AcademyBirmingham

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £12,626 - £14,437 actual salary
Contract term: Permanent

32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Do you have a passion for SEND?  If you do, and you’re enthusiastic, patient and resilient, you could be just the person we’re looking for.

Greenwood Academy has a well-deserved reputation for supporting pupils with special educational needs.  We are looking for a hard-working, reliable teaching assistant to support the delivery of a high quality, accessible curriculum across our school.  The successful candidate will assist with the implementation of a high quality learning provision at all times, working in partnership with parents/carers and other professionals to ensure all children reach their full potential.  You will also run intervention support under the direction of the SENCO.  This role is an opportunity make a real impact on our student’s lives.

Our school

Greenwood Academy is a vibrant, successful 11-18 Academy situated in the heart of Castle Vale and is sponsored by Academies Enterprise Trust (AET).  We currently have 840 pupils on roll and are growing every year.  Having moved into our £20 million new build in September, we have world class facilities and students who are keen to learn.  We are looking for an individual to drive up standards, with a positive approach who will have the highest expectations of what students can achieve.  In return you will have the opportunity to work in an innovative and highly supportive Academy.  

Our sixth form

Greenwood Academy Sixth Form was founded in 2014 and is proud to have received an Ofsted judgement of Good in both our 2014 and 2018 inspections. A higher than national average percentage of students continue to higher education and employment and this is down to the high quality of academic and pastoral support.

AET believes that each and every child is inspired to choose a remarkable life.  Our mission is to gather and motivate inspirational people committed to delivering an excellent education that launches children into remarkable lives.  

Our values are:

  • Be unusually brave
  • Discover what’s possible
  • Push the limits
  • Be big-hearted

This position is required to start September 2018.  Interviews will take place as and when convenient.

Closing date: Monday 19 December 2018

 We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Find your remarkable, apply today, click on the apply now button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates for further details. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Farnborough Road, Castle Vale, Birmingham, West Midlands, B35 7NL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 464 6101
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