Teaching Assistant Level 1

  • Employer: Wirral School
  • Salary: £17,194
  • Location: Woodchurch High School
  • Contract: Contract
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 30.86 hours per week. 39 weeks per year.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 26/02/2024 at 09:00
  • Reference: SCH/24/270018

Fixed Term to 31/08/2024

30.86 hours per week - 39 weeks per year

Part time will be considered

Band C - £17,194 p.a. – actual salary

(SCP 4- 5: £23,114 - £23,500 FTE)


Required Teaching Assistant to work with pupils with SEND, including Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Medical and Physical Impairments, learning difficulties and health care needs.



The successful candidate will be skilful in working with young people. They will have an understanding of the impact of additional needs on pupils learning. They will also have experience of working with pupils with social, emotional and mental health issues. Patience, creativity, initiative and desire to learn are essential qualities for this post. The diverse role of the TA requires enthusiasm, commitment, flexibility and ambition for young people.



This fixed term contract will run until 31st August 2024 due to organisational considerations.

The annual leave year runs 1st September to 31st August. For starters after 1st September there will need to be a salary adjustment in the first year of employment. This is to ensure the correct amount of paid annual leave is applied.


Woodchurch High School is an exciting place to work. It is a successful and oversubscribed 11 – 16 coeducational comprehensive. We enjoy state of the art facilities, designed to engage and motivate learners.


Further details and an application pack can be obtained from the school website. Application forms, together with a covering letter, should be returned to Mrs F Lloyd Personnel Officer. Email whsrecruitment@woodchurchhigh.com. We do not accept CVs and approaches from recruitment agencies.  If you do not hear by 4th March, you may assume you have not been successful on this occasion.


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. This post is in regulated activity and is subject to an Enhanced DBS check. In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education general online searches will be undertaken for all shortlisted candidates. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of race, sex, age or disability.


Under data protection law, individuals have a right to be informed about how the school uses any personal data we hold about them. We comply with this right by providing access to ‘privacy notices’ to individuals where we are processing their personal data. This privacy notice explains how we collect, store and use personal data about individuals applying for jobs at our school. Please access this notice via the following

link: https://www.woodchurchhigh.com/docs/Policies/PrivacyNoticeJobApplicants-09-12-20.pdf


Closing Date: Monday 26th February - 9.00am


Woodchurch High School

Carr Bridge Road



CH49 7NG

Tel: 0151 677 5257

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