Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    June 2024

  • Closing date

    23 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 May 2024

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) 39 weeks yearly (term-time plus 5 days)

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Band F - £20,857 - £22,712 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are currently seeking a passionate and experienced Level 3 Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) team. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to make a significant impact on the lives of students requiring additional support.

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

As a Level 3 Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the academic, social, and emotional development of students with SEND. Working primarily on a 1:1 basis, you will provide tailored assistance to help students overcome barriers to learning and achieve their full potential.

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

  • Deliver 1:1 support to students with SEND, focusing on academic tasks, social integration, and emotional wellbeing.
  • Collaborate with SENCOs, teachers, and other professionals to develop and implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Monitor and record student progress, adapting strategies as needed to meet their evolving needs.
  • Facilitate the inclusion of SEND students in mainstream classes and extracurricular activities.
  • Provide support in developing students’ independence and self-esteem.
  • Contribute to the creation of a safe, supportive, and stimulating learning environment.
  • Being an appraiser within our robust appraisal process to ensure that the highest standards are met for both staff and our students

This accompanying booklet gives you more information about the personal and professional benefits that will be available to you: Click the link to read our booklet

https://www.calameo.com/read/006097937ec7a135d36e8


What the school offers its staff

South Wirral High School is a vibrant and inclusive secondary school located in Eastham, Wirral, committed to providing an exceptional education and support to all students.

The Team:

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: Click here to view our video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uL4lbrmNYQU


Further details about the role

Closing Date: Thursday 23rd May 2024

Interview Date: w/c Monday 3rd June 2024

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 Monday 3rd June 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

Letters of application should address the person specification and job description.

The post is 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/

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/

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@southwirral.wirral.sch.uk

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About South Wirral High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1040 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01513273213

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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