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Dame Ellen Pinsent School

Dame Ellen Pinsent School

Teaching Assistant Level 2 Vacancy - with specific responsibility for personal care and management

Teaching Assistant Level 2 Vacancy

(with specific responsibility for personal care and management)

Grade 2 (£18,065 - £19,945 pro rata)

(15 hours per week)

Dame Ellen Pinsent School, Ardencote Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham,

B13 0RW

Tel: 0121 675 2487


An opportunity has arisen to join our outstanding school (Ofsted Sept 2018) and dedicated team of staff and Governors.  We are looking to appoint a knowledgeable and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant who is able to forge excellent relationships with the pupils and understand their individual needs and who will have specific responsibility for personal care and management.

Dame Ellen Pinsent School is an outstanding and popular Special school for children with cognition and learning difficulties, with strong community links throughout the area of South Birmingham and part of the Birmingham Special School Co-Operative Trust with seven other Special Schools.  We are a well-resourced school that offers good professional development opportunities within a friendly, talented, multi-disciplinary team of colleagues.  “Dame Ellen Pinsent is a happy and positive place to be.  Staff are proud to work at Dame Ellen Pinsent.”  Ofsted 2018.

At Dame Ellen Pinsent School you will:

  • Be supported to develop and grow
  • Be part of an inspiring team working with and contributing to the lives and education of inspirational children.
  • Be flexible, committed and have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Have access to our medical and well-being support service

The post is for 12 months in the first instance and term time only.

Informal discussions are encouraged; please contact Denise Fountain (Head Teacher) or Donna Cater (Deputy Head Teacher) to have a chat about the post.

Closing Date: Midday Friday 24th June 2022

Interviews: week commencing Monday 4th July 2022

Dame Ellen Pinsent School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The successful applicant will be subject to employment checks including an enhanced DBS check

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


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