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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time, part time, term time: A full time Teaching Assistant will work 28 hours Monday to Friday.

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

Starting salary £23,500

Actual salary

£15,194

Pay scale

5-6

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • enthusiastic, pro-active, well organised and flexible
  • able to relate to and engage with young people with Special Educational Needs
  • a team player
  • willing to be part of the wider school community

What the school offers its staff

  • very welcoming and supportive staff and Senior Leadership Team
  • students who are engaged, motivated and respectful
  • an excellent CPD programme with opportunities to seek national accreditation
  • a focus on staff wellbeing and welfare
  • excellent transport links from Liverpool, Preston and Manchester

Further details about the role

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic support staff to join our highly successful SEND Team. This role is suited to candidates who have an interest and commitment in learning how to support young people on their journey through high school, as well as those who have experience of working in a school setting.

The successful candidates must be able to relate to and engage constructively with young people, show initiative and display strong communication skills. Alongside this they will show an understanding of the additional needs teenagers with SEND can face and a willingness to learn how to effectively support young people socially, emotionally and in their learning.

Commitment to safeguarding

Formby High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. The successful applicant will need to be DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checked to Enhanced level and personal details will be cross-referenced in line with the school’s Safeguarding Policy. We also carry out online checks on shortlisted candidates in line with our Safer Recruitment Policy.

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About Formby High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1123 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01704 873100

Formby High School is a heavily oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive academy with 1,120 students (including over 220 in the Sixth Form). The Formby school’s motto ‘determined to achieve’ is central to our vision for all aspects of school life, in and out of the classroom, and across the community. The school employs over 140 dedicated and highly effective teaching and support staff who work closely with parents to achieve the best possible outcomes for our students. Formby High School was judged to be Good across all areas in the most recent Ofsted inspection (November 2022). The report highlights how our students are ‘inspired to succeed’ and ‘proud to attend their school’.

Arranging a visit to Formby High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email k.rhymes@formbyhighschool.com.

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