Teaching Assistant - Fixed term, Birmingham

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Montgomery Primary AcademyBirmingham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,819 FTE
Contract term: Fixed Term


£19,819 FTE

32.5 hours per week, 44.07 weeks per year

We looking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to support teaching staff in the development and education of pupils including the provision of specialist skills as appropriate.  On occasions it may be necessary to work at Percy Shurmer Academy which is also part of Academies Enterprise Trust.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of supporting children in a classroom environment, including those with SEN
  • Be robust, resilient and take a pride in helping students
  • Be flexible, positive and have a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Have minimum NVQ Level 3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent  (Graduates will be considered for this role)

Montgomery Primary Academy is a large three form entry primary academy, and we also have our own Nursery on site. In total we have 621 children on role. The school is divided into Nursery and Reception (EYFS), Years 1 – 2 (KS1) and Years 3-6 (KS2). 

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, pension scheme and childcare vouchers.

This is a fixed term position until 31 August 2019 in the first instance and is required to commence September 2018. 

Closing date: Wednesday 18 July 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. To apply, please click on the 'quick apply' 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 http://www.academiesenterprisetrust.org/our-teaching-school/our-school-direct-teacher-training-vacancies for further details.

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More about Montgomery Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: White Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, West Midlands, B11 1EH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 464 9115
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Montgomery Primary Academy is an award winning and high achieving school with strong leadership and a commitment to staff development.

We are a 3 form entry primary and proud to serve the communities around Central Birmingham. Over the last three yea...