Teaching Assistant

Starting Salary: £19,326.41 – £19,743.81 (FTE £23,113 – £24,266)

Salary ranges dependent on level of relevant qualification held

 Start Date: September 2024

35 hours | Term Time Only | Monday to Friday

Qualifications: The successful candidate will need to hold an NVQ Level 2 in Childcare and Education or equivalent qualification and have experience of working with children. 

Bloxwich Academy Primary | Support Staff
Application Deadline

Bloxwich Academy Primary – Bloxwich Lane, Walsall, West Midlands, WS2 7JT 

If you have a desire to make a difference to children’s lives then Bloxwich Academy Primary (rated Ofsted ‘good’ November 2021) could certainly be the place for you. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and passionate Teaching Assistant to join our wonderful school in supporting children in our Early Years department to achieve their full potential, including one to one support. We are a caring and friendly school and aim to provide exceptional learning opportunities for all children. We set high expectations for our children both behaviourally and academically, and offer a wide range of creative, inspirational lessons through all areas of the curriculum. Our children are encouraged to become confident, caring and independent and to use their abilities to the full. Our school motto is ‘Be The Best You Can Be’. 

 As part of the role the successful candidate will be expected to: 

  • Assist in the educational and social development of pupils, including delivering specific parts of the curriculum to groups of pupils if required, and assessing pupils’ progress and reporting it to the class teacher; 
  • Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Programmes for pupils and help monitor their progress; 
  • Provide support for individual pupils inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities; 
  • Assist class teachers with maintaining student records, including observations and assessments and the ability to prepare and present displays of pupils’ work; 
  • Support class teachers in photocopying, laminating, preparing resources and other tasks in order to support teaching.  

Please see the job description for a full list of duties and responsibilities. 

About us:  

We offer excellent CPD and support staff within a supporting working environment. We also provide a strong culture of collaboration, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike. We would like to hear from anyone who feels they can motivate, inspire and challenge pupils to achieve their very best and want to be part of a memorable chapter of our children’s learning story. 

We are committed to fostering a culture that values the health and well-being of all employees at Matrix Academy Trust. We are proud to offer a comprehensive well-being package to all employees, including access to 24/7 online GP, physiotherapy services and counselling services. We also offer all employees annual health checks which includes the flu jab, BMI checks and a general discussion with a qualified Nurse. 

To apply, please complete our application form and send to SShepherd@bloxwichacademy.co.uk  For further details, please contact the school on 01922 710 226. 

Please note that suitable candidates will be called for interview and we reserve the right to remove any advertised role early. 

Matrix Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and preemployment checks in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education