2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 March 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

Fixed term - temporary until 23rd July 2024 in the first instance, subject to funding

Pay scale

Grade C SCP 3-4/Grade D SCP 5-6 (depending on experience)

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance £1,401 pro rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

Experience with secondary pupils preferred but not essential as training will be provided.

Level 2 qualification in English and Maths or equivalent is essential.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be committed to safeguarding and equality
  • Be passionate about supporting education
  • Bring energy and enthusiasm to the role
  • Be flexible and adaptable in a busy educational environment
  • Have the ability to work well in a team and independently
  • Have a working knowledge of safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Have the ability to relate to young people
  • Be able to inspire, influence, challenge and motivate, leading by example

What the school offers its staff

  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • An opportunity to join a well-established, committed and successful team in an Academy with a strong ethos of teamwork and support
  • An opportunity to join a friendly and supportive staff
  • Free on-site parking
  • Occupational Health and Pension
  • Excellent facilities

Further details about the role

We are seeking teaching assistants to join a successful and established Inclusion Faculty. The postholder will work with individuals and small groups who have specific educational needs.

Commitment to safeguarding

Kirkby High School acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice standards and Ofsted requirements.

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 j.barrett@kirkbyhighschool.net

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Kirkby High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
949 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Kirkby High School is a vastly improving 11-16 mixed
comprehensive of around 960 students where we continually strive
to provide the highest standards for our whole school community. All
staff at Kirkby High School fully embrace our philosophy: Excellence
for All.

Kirkby High School stands at the centre of our local community and
we believe that we offer our young people guidance and aspiration
to be the best they can be in all aspects of life. Quality teaching and
learning, supported by reliable pastoral systems, ensure that
students are preparing well for later life.

We believe in building a culture of resilience and tolerance in which
our students can thrive. Our aim is to increase our students’ selfbelief
and to show them that they can be what they want to be.

Arranging a visit to Kirkby High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email j.barrett@kirkbyhighschool.net.

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