Teaching Assistant Level 2
  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: External - The Dean Trust
  • Published: Tue 08/06/2021, 11:30 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 21/06/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 32 hours per week
  • Salary: £19,312 - £19,698 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Lord Derby Academy, Seel Road, Huyton , Knowsley , L36 6DG, Merseyside

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Teaching Assistant Level 2

In response to increasing pupil numbers, Lord Derby Academy is seeking to appoint a number of suitably qualified, experienced and enthusiastic colleagues to join our SEND department:

Teaching Assistant Level 2

32 hours per week

Term time plus 5 INSET days

Salary – Band D, Point 5 - 6, £19,312 - £19,698 per annum pro rata

[Actual salary - £15,185 - £15,489 per annum]


To commence September 2021

Lord Derby Academy opened on 1st February 2014 and is part of the Dean Trust which has a number of very high performing schools and a proven track record of sustained improvement.  The Dean Trust’s core values include traditional academic education, excellent discipline and respect, resulting in improved attainment and progress. “Believe, Achieve, Succeed” has been embraced by all of the schools in The Dean Trust.  We have proved the power of these words with praise in Ofsted inspections. 

We can offer you the opportunity to work in a school


  • which has recently achieved the Inclusion Quality Mark Inclusive Schools Award and received the 2019 Knowsley Team of the Year Award for Inclusion
  • where the SEND department is well established “Pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) are well supported” (OFSTED 2019)
  • with exceptionally high staff retention rate
  • with a commitment to staff wellbeing
  • with access to high quality CPD “Staff say that they benefit from the training programme and some are inspired by it” (OFSTED 2019)
  • which sets high standards of behaviour “Pupils’ behaviour is consistently good around school and in lessons” (OFSTED 2019)

We are highly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS vetting procedures are required for all posts.  Application forms are available to download from our website www.thedeantrust.co.uk or by contacting Mrs J Riley on 0151 477 8860 or email recruitment@lordderbyacademy.co.uk 

Deadline for applications – 12.00pm Monday 21st June 2021

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