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  • Start date details

    To start as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 January 2023

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Term time + 108 hours (15 days) to be agreed - 41 weeks per annum in total, 36 hours weekly

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Band G - £25,322 to £28,274

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be supported by a House Progress Leader and a Deputy Headteacher and will work as part of a team of four Assistant House Progress Leaders.

Principal responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day monitoring of students’ behaviour for learning, attendance and punctuality
  • Mentoring students to overcome barriers to learning
  • Developing and maintaining communication with parents
  • There will also be an opportunity to develop an area of specialism, to support professional development

In addition the following responsibilities will be shared between the four AHPLS on a rota:

  • Providing on-call first response to behaviour, bullying and safeguarding issues
  • Supervising students in our Internal Exclusion Unit

What the school offers its staff

Staff benefit from the following:

  • Robust appraisal process for all staff, working collaboratively to engage in best practices in all areas.

  • Allotted time for Faculties to meet and work together
  • Staffs’ health and well-being are important to us therefore all our staff have access to a free confidential health and well-being service
  • On site school gym, which is open to staff after school hours
  • Support staff receive 27 days holiday pay which increases to 32 holidays after 5 years’ service (full-time/full year staff). You will also receive 8 days Statutory/Public Holiday per leave year. In addition, there are 5 inset days per year when term-time only staff may not be required to work, subject to contract.
  • Auto enrolment to Merseyside Pensions or Teachers Pension Scheme
  • On site car parking

Further details about the role

Interview date: Monday 30th January 2023

Letters of application should be addressed to the Headteacher and should address the person specification.

There will be an opportunity to visit the school during the school day on Wednesday 18th January at 1pm. If you would like to visit, please email recruitment@southwirral.wirral.sch.uk to confirm your attendance.

Commitment to safeguarding

All posts are subject to an Enhanced Level DBS check. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of sex, race or disability Our Safeguarding Policy can be found on our school’s website: http://southwirral.wirral.sch.uk/policies/
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About South Wirral High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
989 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

South Wirral High School is a co-educational foundation secondary school and sixth form located in Eastham, Merseyside, England. The school prides itself on its community ties, working closely with nearby primary schools to help with students' transition to high school. This commitment is shown in our motto "Raising Achievement in Partnership with Families and the Community". This declares a vision for our school where each student’s progress is remarkable. We focus on the whole educational experience, aiming for success in examinations and other aspects of school life. This includes sports, the arts and as contributors to our community. Extra-curricular activities are an integral part of school life, as we help students to build skills in the 5 'LORIC' principles - Leadership, Organisation, Resilience, Initiative and Character. South Wirral High School is a school that has improved rapidly in recent years, recognised by Ofsted, receiving a judgment of “Good” as the outcome of an Ofsted Inspection in October 2022.

Arranging a visit to South Wirral High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@southwirral.wirral.sch.uk.

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