Classroom Support Assistants

Rainhill High School, Prescot, Merseyside, L35 6NY

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    7 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - On a rolling temporary contract subject to SEN funding

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,650 - £20,043 FTE

Actual salary

£12,719 - £13,104 actual pa

Additional allowances


Classroom Support Assistants job summary

Temporary rolling contract subject to funding 

Are you passionate about supporting and nurturing students in the classroom to reach their full potential? Whatever our students need to achieve this, we will find a way to help them do so and with your help, Rainhill will continue on its journey to provide an outstanding education for all students.

It is not essential to have worked in a school setting, however previous experience of working with children and young people is essential, as is a desire to want to make a difference. 

 We are looking to recruit a number of Classroom Support Assistants to work with students throughout the school. This role would suit graduates considering a career in teaching, or those just looking to build your experience in schools. This is on an annual temporary rolling basis dependent upon SEN and High Needs funding. 

Purpose of the post : 

Under the teachers clear guidance, in respect of their work with individuals or small groups, to support the education, personal and social development of pupils in the class including those with special educational needs and/or bilingual needs and to establish positive relationships with the pupils and assist them in completing structured learning activities. 

The role would be to ensure pupils remain on task and report progress to the teacher. 

Specific Responsibilities 

Support for Pupils 

 Under the clear guidance of the class teacher to assist in the implementation of structured learning activities and to assist individual/group of pupils to complete tasks. To undertake activities to assist in monitoring the personal social and emotional needs of pupils. To develop positive relationships with pupils to assist pupil progress and attainment. To assist in the devising of pupil's individual targets and their monitoring and review. Support a particular pupil as part of a planned inclusion programme. To assist in the development of varying skills that support learning. Promote self-esteem, independence and resilience for learning. Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under the guidance and direction of the teacher. Provide welfare support in line with the School’s behavioural/safeguarding and SEN Policies 

 Support for the Teacher 

 To assist the class teacher to engage pupils through a creative and innovative curriculum. Able to deliver interventions to meet the specific needs of individual children and small groups. To assist in the monitoring/recording of pupil progress and developmental needs. Support the delivery of differentiated learning styles, by the class teacher’ for pupils in the class. To assist in the production of learning resources. To undertake routine classroom administrative tasks including the maintenance of records. To assist in pupil supervision and assist in the management of pupil behaviour. To provide information to the class teacher to assist in the planning of work programmes. To liaise with the school's nominated person in respect of pupil absence. Administer routine tests, assist in the invigilation of exams and undertake routine marking of pupils work under the direction of a classroom teacher. In addition to the following duties, the postholder may be required to undertake any of the duties normally associated with a lower graded Teaching Assistant post 

Further details are at https://rainhillhighschool.org.uk/about/rhs-vacancies 

Please return application forms to jobs@rainhillhigh.org.uk 

 CVs will NOT be accepted for this position. 

Rainhill High School and Sixth Form is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people as well as promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment. This post is subject to a Disclosing & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure Certificate

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About Rainhill High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1838 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

1-18 Mixed Comprehensive 1837 on roll

Rainhill High School is a co-educational secondary school and sixth form centre located in Rainhill, Merseyside, England.

The school converted to an academy under Rainhill Learning Village in March 2017. More recently, the school has become part of the Stephenson Trust.

The school is the official Liverpool F.C. Academy Education Centre in Merseyside for under-18 players to be educated. Notable former pupils from the academy include Raheem Sterling and Trent Alexander-Arnold. The school has recently partnered with FA FE to strengthen post-16 education for the players. FE FA is owned and run by Robbie Fowler, former Liverpool and England footballer.
In addition to Liverpool FC, it has formal partnerships with Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Liverpool John Moores University and University of Leeds.

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