Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2021 at 11:59am

  • Date listed

    28 April 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Part-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (From 1st September 2021 to 8th July 2022)
Liverpool College Salary Scale: Spinal Column Points 3-5 (FTE £18,562-£19,312): Actual salary £13,491-£14,037 per annum. Starting point dependent on qualifications and experience.

Job summary


This vacancy is for three posts.

These posts are initially temporary until 8th July 2022, but it is possible that they will be extended beyond this date and recommence in September 2022.

These roles are dedicated to the provision of support to particular children at Liverpool College (although there may be a requirement to support other children from time to time). As a consequence, the roles may be dependent upon continuation of funding.

To work as part of the Secondary staff team to deliver high quality support to individual pupils in order for them to make good progress in school. Working under the direction of the SENCo and the classroom teacher, the One to One Supports have the following responsibilities:

- To build and maintain successful relationships with the pupil, treat them consistently, with respect and consideration.
- To develop an understanding of the individual needs of the pupil.
- Work with an individual pupil to reinforce learning of material or skills as described in the Pupil Profile, EHCP or any other plan.
- To support the pupil in overcoming any barriers to learning in and out of the classroom.
- To make a difference by contributing to the social and educational development of the individual pupil through support, care and motivation.
- To work in cooperation with the class teacher to support the needs of the pupil and implement effective strategies to meet their needs.

A job description can be downloaded here.


We are seeking enthusiastic and positive individuals, committed to the well-being of children and young people, who have:

- Minimum Level 3 NVQ/NNEB or Teaching Assistance Training qualification
- Good education to 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

The Person Specification can be downloaded here.

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 . Alternatively, you can post completed forms to the address stated below, for the attention of Linda Harley, HR Administrator.

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 17th May 2021 at 12 noon
Interviews are expected to be held week commencing: 24th May 2021

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1489 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0151 724 4000

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 . 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.

School location

Queen's Drive, Liverpool, Merseyside, L18 8BG

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