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  • Start date details

    To start as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    27 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time: 32 hours 45 minutes weekly (Mon to Fri). Reduced hours would be considered. 39 weeks yearly (term-time plus 5 days)

Contract type

Fixed term - For 1 year, with a view to a permanent appointment

Actual salary

Band C (£16,727 - £17,031)

What skills and experience we're looking for


The person appointed will join an experienced and innovative SEND team, supporting students with a range of special educational needs across the entire school. This accompanying video will explain more about what it is like to work in this team: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uL4lbrmNYQU


Ideally the applicant should have recent and relevant experience in a similar role or experience in the pastoral care of young people with SEND in another sector, but this is not essential. You will be working with students, providing additional support to them during school hours. Assisting the learning of Key Stage 3 and 4 students, you will be working with a variety of students in the classroom, as well as on a one-to-one basis when required. The post will provide a professional development opportunity for anyone considering a career in teaching or working with young people.

What the school offers its staff

This accompanying booklet gives you more information about the personal and professional benefits that will be available to you: https://www.calameo.com/read/006097937ec7a135d36e8

Further details about the role

Letters of application should be addressed to the Headteacher and should address the person specification and job description.

Closing date: Wednesday 27 September 2023

Interview date: w/c 2 October 2023

We are sorry that it will not be possible to contact unsuccessful candidates. Anyone who has not heard of the progress of their application by Friday 29 September must assume it has been unsuccessful.

Please visit https://southwirral.wirral.sch.uk/vacancies for an application form.

Completed application form and letter of application to be addressed to Headteacher, and emailed to: recruitment@southwirral.wirral.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

All posts are subject to an Enhanced Level DBS check.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of sex, race or disability

Our Safeguarding Policy can be found on our school’s website:

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About South Wirral High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1040 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

We are a co-educational 11-18 school, in Eastham, Merseyside, England. We are a dynamic, successful and growing school. The school has been over-subscribed for the last 3 years and was graded “Good” by Ofsted in October 2022. South Wirral is a school where every child matters and every child thrives. The aims of our curriculum are to develop successful learners, confident and inspired individuals and aspiring, responsible citizens. Extra-curricular activities are an integral part of school life, as we help students to build skills in the 5 'LORIC' principles - Leadership, Organisation, Resilience, Initiative and Character. We are looking to recruit staff who share our vision and values.

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