This job expired on 23 July 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    23 July 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    7 July 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Contract type
Grade D (FTE £19,312 £19,698) Pro Rata Actual £17,017 -17-357

Job summary

Are you passionate and committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties?

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School overview

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
90 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
0151 652 7093

About The Observatory School

 The Governing Body of this expanding school are looking to appoint  well qualified, highly motivated, enthusiastic and innovative Teaching Assistants who will have a significant impact on learning and who are committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.  The persons appointed will be required to be flexible around the needs of the school. Some of these posts are to work one to one with some of our most vulnerable learners and some are as a result of opening new base classrooms.  You will:  v  Be able to support teaching and learning across KS2, 3 and 4 in more than one subject v  Be a committed Teaching Assistant and work in line with the schools new behaviour regulation system v  Be able to modify challenging behaviour in a firm but supportive manner v  Be child centred v  Be flexible with a good sense of humour   As The Observatory School grows we are creating a team which has high expectations and sets high standards for both pupils and colleagues. If you believe that you fit this description we would like to hear from you.

 Application forms are available online at and also from the school office.  For further details please contact the school on 0151 652 7093.  Completed application forms and supporting letter (no longer than 2 x A4 sides) detailing your  knowledge, skills and experience should be submitted via email to Paula Evans, School Business Manager at   no later than Midday on 23rd July 2021. 
 The school is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from all individuals regardless of their sex, gender identity, creed, marital status, race, age, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.  The Observatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post. 

School location

Bidston Village Road, Prenton, Merseyside, CH43 7QT

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