11 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    12 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,713-£26,970 actual based on 39 weeks

What skills and experience we're looking for

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Level 4):

36 hours per week - Permanent

Term-Time plus 1 week (39 weeks per year)

Band G £27,344-£31,099

(Actual salary based on 39 weeks - £23,713-

£26,970 FTE)

Required as soon as possible

The Governors are looking to appoint an outstanding, enthusiastic and highly motivated Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Level 4) to work with our SEND students.

The post holder will support with the day to day running of The Learning Support Department, providing intervention to students with their literacy confidence.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and will be confident to liaise with the Head of Learning Support, the Head of Student Services, class teachers, parents and a range of external agencies. The successful candidate must also hold a HLTA Level 4 qualification or above (or equivalent). You should be able to demonstrate an ability to work effectively as part of a team and have excellent classroom skills.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

Closing Date: Thursday 12 October 12 noon

Interview date: Thursday 19 October

Application forms are available on the school website, to be returned by the closing date to:

gaughanj@prentonhighschool.co.uk via email or via post to:

Prenton High School for Girls, Hesketh Avenue, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH42 6RR.

Tel: 0151 644 8113

What the school offers its staff

Local Government Pension, Flu jabs, Employee Assistance Programme, Onsite parking, Term time only hours

Commitment to safeguarding

Prenton High School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare, both physical and emotional, of every student, both inside and outside of the school premises. We follow a child-centred approach to safeguarding our students, which means that at all times staff must consider what is in best interests of the child and take action accordingly. We work together with external agencies to ensure that the school identifies, accesses and supports those children who are suffering or likely to suffer harm.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to gaughanj@prentonhighschool.co.uk

Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.
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About Prenton High School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
780 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0151 644 4217

Making a positive difference today to achieve a better tomorrow by: Providing a safe, happy and respectful school community. Making students the foundation of our school. Celebrating and welcoming diversity and equality. Empowering, challenging and inspiring all in the classroom and beyond. Creating opportunities where everyone is supported and valued. Promoting courage, ambition and aspiration. The staff, governors, students and whole Prenton community will achieve this through our values of: Trust, Respect, Integrity, Kindness, Endeavour.

Arranging a visit to Prenton High School for Girls

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gaughanj@prentonhighschool.co.uk.

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