Teaching Assistant

Ref: External - Kirkby High School
Date posted: 16/11/2020
Closing date: 25/11/2020 12:00 PM
Hours per week: 27.5hrs per week
Salary: £18,065 - £19,171 pro rata per annum
Location: Kirkby High School
Employment Type: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term/Temporary

Kirkby High School
Bracknell Avenue, Southdene, Kirkby
Merseyside, L32 9PP
27.5 hours per week (9.00-3.00pm), term time only
Required as soon as possible
Temporary to cover maternity leave until 4th June 2021
(or until the postholder returns from maternity leave)
Grade C/Grade D (depending on experience)
Grade C SCP 3-4, £18,065 - £18,426 plus SEN Allowance £1,324 pro rata
Grade D SCP 5-6, £18,795 - £19,171 plus SEN Allowance £1,324 pro rata
We are seeking a teaching assistant to join a successful and established Inclusion Faculty.  The postholder will work with individuals and small groups who have specific educational needs.  Experience with secondary pupils preferred but not essential as training will be provided. 

Level 2 qualification in English and Maths or equivalent is essential. 
We have very high expectations of all staff and for the right person this is a superb opportunity to develop skills through bespoke CPD provision and opportunities. You will be working in a modern, well-resourced, supportive environment, which has excellent facilities.
Our last Ofsted inspection (December 2018) judged three criteria as ‘Good’ – effectiveness of leadership and management, quality of teaching, learning and assessment and personal development, behaviour and welfare.   Inspectors highlighted the vastly improved leadership and high ambitions, which has helped to improve the quality of teaching and pupils’ behaviour.
Kirkby High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and adheres to the Equality Act 2010. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure.  To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.
Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website www.kirkbyhighschool.net/about-us/vacancies or
contact Jo Barrett, PA to Headteacher on 0151 477 8710 or
email j.barrett@kirkbyhighschool.net

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Wednesday 25th November 2020
Interview Date: Monday 30th November 2020
(to be held via Microsoft Teams video conference)

How to apply

Please return all applications directly to the school

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