Teaching Assistant (2 Posts)
  • Employer: Merefield
  • Reference: MERE/21/154151
  • Published: Tue 08/06/2021, 12:35 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 21/06/2021, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 32.50 hours per week
  • Salary: Band F
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Merefield School, Merseyside

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Teaching Assistant (2 Posts)

Teaching Assistant (2 Posts)

32.50 hours per week

Required for September 2021

Fixed term until 31st August 2022

Band F SCP 12 – 19 (£22,183 - £24,481 pro rata)

Actual Salary Range £16, 844 - £19,348


Working hours are between the hours of 8.50 am and 4.45 pm

Term Time plus 5 INSET days






The Governors of Merefield School would like to appoint two enthusiastic, caring and highly experienced Teaching Assistants to become part of our successful and hard-working team.  The post is fixed term until 31st August 2022.

Merefield School is an all age, 3-19 Special School in Ainsdale.  We cater for 105 students with severe and complex learning needs.  We have carefully and meticulously created a curriculum that stimulates and challenges each of our students based on their individual needs and starting points.  Our personalised approach and tailored assessment systems ensure that all students make outstanding progress during their time at Merefield School.

It is essential that the applicant complements our existing highly professional team.  Applicants should be appropriately qualified and have relevant skills and experience in working with children with severe and complex learning disabilities.


Candidates are strongly encouraged to visit our website to learn more about the school and download an application pack www.merefieldschool.co.uk


Enhanced Disclosure:

Merefield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

The post is registered as exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. 


Merefield School and Sefton is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.





Completed applications should be sent to recruitment@merefieldschool.co.uk and marked for the attention of Mr. Peter Chadwick, Headteacher. 

Visits to the school are welcome after the school day and should be booked by contacting Gemma Parker, School Business Manager via email recruitment@merefieldschool.co.uk



Closing Date:  21st June 2021 – 9am

Shortlisting:  21st June 2021

Interview Date:  29th June 2021

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