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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern


Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500 - £25,119

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Governors wish to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Learning Support Assistant to our dedicated and caring SEND Team. The roles will include a range of responsibilities as well as working in partnership with class teachers to support learning with individual students under the direction of teaching staff. The successful candidate will be required to support pupils, ensure pupils attend lessons, helping regulate outside the class room where appropriate and follow individualised programmes of support. We believe that to enable our pupils to learn effectively, they need to feel safe in their environment and be both socially and emotionally ready to learn. We understand the importance of holistic development and look to offer nurturing and enriching experiences to enable to the development of the whole child and look forward to welcoming the right person to our team. This post is subject to satisfactory references being received and a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Personal Qualities

The ability to:-

- communicate well, to work as a member of a team, and able to have effective working relationships with students, staff and parents

- Contribute to the wider work of the school and other activities.

- Identify and analyse the underlying issues that may lead to underachievement and barriers to learning and participation.

- Be resilient and flexible and to try different approaches with children whose needs may be very different.

- Develop positive working relationships with all young people.

- Plan, monitor, evaluate and review all interventions with students.

What the school offers its staff

Broughton Hall Catholic High School is an Ofsted rated Good provider (Nov 2022). We are proud of our strong Catholic ethos and values. The school has an excellent reputation and promotes an inclusive education which develops creativity, confidence and independence. The school is committed to the continuous professional development of all staff including Aspiring Leaders, NPQML and NPQSL programmes. The Trustees are the Sisters of Mercy. Please see the information pack for further details. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance & satisfactory references. Broughton Hall High School actively supports continuous professional development for all staff and follows a whole school approach to staff performance and development. Broughton Hall is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Commitment to safeguarding

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment to keeping children safe. Any offer of employment will be subject to statutory pre-employment checks, satisfactory references, Enhanced DBS and Barred List checks. This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended in 2013 & 2020), shortlisted candidates will be required to disclose any relevant criminal history prior to interview.
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About Broughton Hall Catholic High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1249 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0151 541 9440

Secondary School
Head Teacher: Mr G M Preston B.A. (Hons), NPQH, PGCE
N.O.R. 1211 including 182 in Sixth Form

Arranging a visit to Broughton Hall Catholic High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email smithg@broughtonhall.com.

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