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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    15 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored



Working pattern

Full time: a typical working day would be from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday, 39 working weeks yearly

Contract type

Fixed term - For 1 year, with a view to a permanent appointment

Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for


The person appointed should:

  • Be a qualified teacher of English
  • No experience of teaching in Secondary school is required, though this is desirable

The Post:

The post will focus on providing individual or small group (maximum 3 students) tuition during school hours and sometimes after school for an hour.

  • Work with class teachers to identify individual needs and gaps in learning
  • Teach individuals and small groups following the South Wirral English curriculum
  • Set and mark a weekly homework using the school’s online learning packages
  • This post is ideal for a newly qualified teacher who is looking for more experience before taking up a first teaching post. For such a candidate the school can provide further training experiences.
  • Candidate can make flexible arrangements with the school about days of work and durations of contract

What the school offers its staff

This accompanying booklet gives you more information about the personal and professional benefits that will be available to you : https://southwirral.wirral.sch.uk/aip

Further details about the role

Closing date: Thursday 15th June 2023 at 12 noon

Interview date: w/c 19th June 2023

We are sorry that it will not be possible to contact unsuccessful candidates. Anyone who has not heard of the progress of their application by Monday 19th June must assume it has been unsuccessful.

Completed application forms and letter of application with CV and the names of two referees addressed to Headteacher, either by post or email to: recruitment@southwirral.wirral.sch.uk

Please see the school’s website www.southwirral.wirral.sch.uk for further details and an application form.

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:

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About South Wirral High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1026 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

We are a co-educational 11-18 school, in Eastham, Merseyside, England. We are a dynamic, successful and growing school. The school has been over-subscribed for the last 3 years and was graded “Good” by Ofsted in October 2022. South Wirral is a school where every child matters and every child thrives. The aims of our curriculum are to develop successful learners, confident and inspired individuals and aspiring, responsible citizens. 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. We are looking to recruit staff who share our vision and values.

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