Teaching Assistant

Kirkby High School, Liverpool, Merseyside, L32 9PP

This job expired on 31 January 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    17 January 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

£18,065 - £18,426 / £18,795 - £19,171 (depending on experience)

Actual salary

£11,411 - £11,639 / £11,872 - £12,109 (depending on experience)

Teaching Assistant job summary

27.5 hours per week (9.00-3.00pm), term time only
Required as soon as possible

Grade C/Grade D (depending on experience)

Grade C SCP 3-4, £18,065 - £18,426 plus SEN Allowance £1,324 pro rata
(Actual salary: £11,411 - £11,639 plus SEN allowance £836)

Grade D SCP 5-6, £18,795 - £19,171 plus SEN Allowance £1,324 pro rata
(Actual salary: £11,872 - £12,109 plus SEN allowance £836)

We are seeking a teaching assistant to join a successful and established Inclusion Faculty. The postholder will work with individuals and small groups who have specific educational needs. Experience with secondary pupils preferred but not essential as training will be provided.

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

We have very high expectations of all staff and for the right person this is a superb opportunity to develop skills through bespoke CPD provision and opportunities. You will be working in a modern, well-resourced, supportive environment, which has excellent facilities.

Our last Ofsted inspection (December 2018) judged three criteria as ‘Good’ – effectiveness of leadership and management, quality of teaching, learning and assessment and personal development, behaviour and welfare. Inspectors highlighted the vastly improved leadership and high ambitions, which has helped to improve the quality of teaching and pupils’ behaviour.

Kirkby High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and adheres to the Equality Act 2010. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure. To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

Additional allowances

SEN Allowance £1,324 pro rata
SEN allowance £836 actual

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About Kirkby High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
931 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number

Kirkby High School is a vastly improving 11-16 mixed comprehensive of around 950 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: “A community that believes in top class teaching and a pastoral care system that is second to none ensures that we prepare our young people for a bright and optimistic future, filled with opportunity”.

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’ self-belief and to show them that they can be what they want to be.

Arranging a visit to Kirkby High School

0151 477 8710

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