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Teaching Assistants
  • Employer: Knowsley Schools
  • Reference: External
  • Published: Thu 15/09/2022, 16:13 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 28/09/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £15,000 - £24,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: External, Merseyside

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Teaching Assistants

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 until 20th July 2023 in the first instance, subject to funding)


27.5 hours per week (9.00-3.00pm), term time only

Required as soon as possible, temporary to cover maternity leave until 6th June 2023 (or until the postholder returns from maternity leave)

Grade C/Grade D (depending on experience)

Grade C SCP 3-4, £18,887 - £19,264 plus SEN Allowance £1,347 pro rata

(Actual salary: £11,930 - £12,168 plus SEN allowance £850)

Grade D SCP 5-6, £19,650 - £20,043 plus SEN Allowance £1,347 pro rata

(Actual salary: £12,412 - £12,660 plus SEN allowance £850)

We are seeking teaching assistants to join a successful and established Inclusion Faculty.  The postholders 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.

Following our recent Ofsted inspection in July, we excitedly await the report which will be published in September 2022.  We look forward to sharing it.

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 or

contact Jo Barrett, PA to Headteacher on 0151 477 8710 or

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Wednesday 28th September 2022