This job expired on 15 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    15 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    1 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Part time
30.75 hours a week (we will consider requests for fewer part-time weekly hours) 39 weeks per year
Contract type
Fixed term (Until 31/08/2022, with a view to a permanent appointment)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Band C
Actual salary
£13,465 to £13,734

Job summary

The person appointed will join an experienced and innovative SEND team supporting students with a range of special educational needs, across the entire school.

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.

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.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
901 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0151 326 2519

About South Wirral High School

South Wirral High School is a co-educational foundation secondary school and sixth form located in Eastham, Merseyside, England. The school prides itself on its community ties, working closely with nearby primary schools to help with students' transition to high school. This commitment is shown in our motto "Raising Achievement in Partnership with Families and the Community". This declares a vision for our school where each student’s progress is remarkable. We focus on the whole educational experience, aiming for success in examinations and other aspects of school life. This includes sports, the arts and as contributors to our community. 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.

Arranging a visit to South Wirral High School

Interested candidates are welcome to visit the school on Wednesday 13th Oct at 3.30pm to meet the SEN team.

If you wish to attend, please inform us by emailing the Headteacher at

School location

Plymyard Avenue, Wirral, Merseyside, CH62 8EH

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