- Job role
- Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
- Working pattern
Term time only (37 weeks), 34 hours per week (8.15am-3.15pm Mon, Wed, Fri and 8.15am-4.00pm Tues and Thurs, with half an hour unpaid lunch break) with a pro-rata allocation of paid holidays which are to be taken during school holiday periods.
- Contract type
- Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
- Spinal Column Points 3-5 (FTE £18,562-£19,312)
- Actual salary
- Actual salary £13,491-£14,037 per annum (pay award pending). Starting point dependent on qualifications and experience.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
To work as part of the Primary staff team to deliver high quality support to individual and groups of pupils in order for them to make good progress in school. Working under the direction of the Assistant Principal (Safeguarding and Inclusion) and the Head of Prep, some responsibilities of the LSA are:
- Deliver high quality support for pupils under the direction of the class teacher.
- To build and maintain successful relationships with the pupils, treat them with respect and consideration.
- Work with individual pupils, if/as directed, to reinforce learning of material or skills as describe in the Pupil Profile, EHCP or any other plan for those pupils.
- To help build pupils’ confidence and enhance self-esteem.
- To support the pupils in overcoming any barriers to learning both in and out of the classroom.
- Take part in relevant whole school and individual professional development and training whilst supporting colleagues in their development.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and positive individual, committed to the well-being of children and young people, who has: -
- Minimum Level 3 NVQ/NNEB or Teaching Assistance Training qualification
- Good education to a minimum of GCSE level including English and Maths
- Experience of working within an education setting with a numeracy/literacy focus
- Ability to support subject teachers in the planning of lessons
- Ability to break down information so it can be easily relayed
- Patience and the ability to relate to young people
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Applying for the job
A job description, person specification, application form and equality monitoring form can be downloaded here. Email your completed application and equality monitoring form to email@example.com . Alternatively, you can post completed forms to the address stated below, for the attention of Linda Harley, HR Administrator.
If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.
- School type
- Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 19
- Education phase
- Primary, Secondary, 16-19
- School size
- 1531 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 4 to 19
About Liverpool College
Liverpool College is a mixed ability 4-19 Academy of some 1500 pupils. The College is situated on a leafy 28-acre campus located in the Mossley Hill area of Liverpool adjacent to Sefton Park.
The College was founded in 1840 and was a founding member of the Headmaster’s Conference and was a fee-paying school until September 2013, when it became an all-through academy for pupils aged 4 to 19 years old. The College also offers state boarding provision. In the last few years, it has become one of the most over-subscribed schools in the North of England.
Liverpool College was judged Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted at its last inspection in November 2019.
The College is guided by its motto: Not Only the Intellect but also Character. Our mission and unique approach to the education of the whole child is further explained at www.learningwithcharacter.org.uk . We seek to focus on the individual and develop in everything we do at school the three key traits of our learners: Purpose, Passion and Challenge. Our commitment to Learning with Character and our three core traits create a cohesive community across the entire campus and ensure we continue our founders’ intention to make the formation of character a prime purpose of education. Above all, Liverpool College is a happy, successful and outward-looking school with a clear mission and an undiluted belief in the importance of educating the whole person.
Liverpool College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check. Liverpool College is an equal opportunities employer.