Teaching Assistants (Level 2 working towards Level 3 will be considered)

2 positions are available


James Brindley, Dovedale Centre, but may be required to work at any other sites of James Brindley

Contract Type

Fixed term to July 2021

Working Hours

32.50 hrs per week, term-time only


Closing date: 8am Thursday 10th December 2020

Shortlisted candidates will be sent invitations to task and interview: 14th December

Interview (online, via MS Teams): 16th December


GRADE 2 SCP 11-19 £18,562pa - £20,493pa (pro rata) + pro rata TA £1,507pa TA SEN allowance

GRADE 3 SCP 20-28 £20,903pa - £27,041pa (pro rata) + pro rata TA £1,507pa TA SEN allowance

+ 50% uplift on SEN allowance (pro rata) if working at Dovedale

At James Brindley, we provide education for children and young people whilst they are in hospital or are unable to attend their mainstream school due to medical conditions or special educational needs. We teach across 10 sites including teaching centres and hospitals in Birmingham. We also provide a home teaching service, designed to educate pupils in their own homes.

James Brindley is looking to appoint enthusiastic individuals who have experience in working with pupils with varying SEMH needs from KS2 up to GCSE level and beyond. In order to support the activities of the individual pupil/small groups, you should have experience of assisting pupils in a classroom environment as well as be able to implement agreed behaviour management strategies consistently and effectively. In addition, you should also have experience of working with young people with ASC. A good standard of education including maths and English GCSE at C (or eqv) and NVQ Level 3 for Teaching Assistants (or working towards) are essential.

Completed application forms should be submitted to vacancies@jamesbrindley.org.uk

James Brindley Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this. Please be aware that this post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check and any offer of employment is made conditional of this.  You will also be required to register and pay for the DBS update service and ensure that documentary evidence is produced to ensure annual compliance and updates.  You will also be required to provide written consent for the employer to access this information at any time.

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