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Teaching Assistant

St Mary's Catholic CollegeWirral

St Mary’s Catholic College: Teaching Assistant

Job Title: Teaching Assistant Level 2 

Location: St Mary’s Catholic College

Responsible To: SENDCO

Salary Grade:  Band D, scale point 6-7 £20,042-£20,444 (FTE) , £15,631 - £15,944 (actual)

Contract: This is a fixed-term position initially until 31/08/2023. This position is 32.5 hours a week, 39 weeks a year (term-time plus INSET days)

Start Date: 1st September 2022

Closing Date:  Monday 15th August 2022 at 12.00pm

About the role

Our mission is simple, we develop individual excellence, embrace opportunities and build communities with the Gospel values at the heart. St Mary’s Catholic College are looking for enthusiastic, hard-working individuals who will promote students' development in a safe and secure environment. Your role will be to support students by developing an understanding of the student's specific needs in order to help them learn as effectively as possible, whilst ensuring their safety and well-being.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

To promote students' development in a safe, secure, challenging environment

To meet the physical/medical needs of the student according to a student’s individual care plan whilst encouraging independence wherever possible.  Medical needs include the administration of medicines by mouth or other medical procedures provided appropriate training has been given by an appropriate person.

To develop an understanding of the student's specific needs in order to help them learn as effectively as possible

To encourage inclusion within the classroom

To display students' work to reflect their achievement

To encourage good personal hygiene and assist with necessary self-help skills (feeding, toileting, dressing etc.)

To facilitate small group interventions as directed by the SENDCO (homework club, social skills etc.)

We are committed to safeguarding the young people in our care, and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to relevant clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please download an application form and job description from the vacancies area of our website Completed Application Form and covering letter to be returned to the Headteacher, Mr K Maddocks via

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