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  • Start date details

    To start as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

Band F - £18,076 to £19,809

What skills and experience we're looking for

This will be an external appointment, to enhance our experienced and innovative SEND team supporting students with a range of special educational needs, across the entire school.

The applicant must have recent and relevant experience in a similar role (level 2 TA or above) or be a qualified teacher.

You will be working with students providing additional support to them during school hours, assisting the learning of Key Stage 3 and 4 students, furthermore, you will also 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.

In addition to the responsibilities of a Level 3 TA, the successful candidate will also take an important role in:

  • Providing training opportunities for the SEND team in identified areas of SEN specialism
  • Sharing best practice within the SEND team and teaching staff
  • Modelling excellence to the team in all areas of SEND practice
  • Deputise for the Assistant SENDCo when required
  • Being an appraiser within our robust appraisal process to ensure that the highest standards are met for both staff and our students

What the school offers its staff

Staff benefit from the following:

  • Robust appraisal process for all staff, working collaboratively to engage in best practices in all areas.

  • Allotted time for Faculties to meet and work together
  • Staffs’ health and well-being are important to us therefore all our staff have access to a free confidential health and well-being service
  • On site school gym, which is open to staff after school hours
  • Support staff receive 27 days holiday pay which increases to 32 holidays after 5 years’ service (full-time/full year staff). You will also receive 8 days Statutory/Public Holiday per leave year. In addition, there are 5 inset days per year when term-time only staff may not be required to work, subject to contract.
  • Auto enrolment to Merseyside Pensions or Teachers Pension Scheme
  • On site car parking

Further details about the role

Closing Date: Friday 27th January 2023

Interview Date: Week commencing 30th January 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 31st January 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: http://southwirral.wirral.sch.uk/policies/
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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
989 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0151 327 3213

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. South Wirral High School is a school that has improved rapidly in recent years, recognised by Ofsted, receiving a judgment of “Good” as the outcome of an Ofsted Inspection in October 2022.

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