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Teaching Assistant
  • Employer: Knowsley Schools
  • Reference: SVP 0491 - External
  • Published: Wed 25/01/2023, 12:50 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 23/03/2023, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £23,194 - £25,878 PER ANNUM
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Finch Woods Academy, Merseyside

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Teaching Assistant


Finch Woods Academy, Halewood L26 0TY

Teaching Assistant

Salary: Grade 6 SCP 9-15 £23,194 - £25,878


32.5 Hours per week, 52.143 paid weeks

12 month contract, to be reviewed

Start date: September 2023

Closing date for applications: 12pm Thursday 23rd March 2023

This is an exciting opportunity to join and shape our new Key Stage 2 provision with a maximum of 12 pupils. Finch Woods Academy is a special school for pupils aged between 10-16 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs based in Halewood. We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant, who is committed to improving the outcomes and life chances of young people with complex special educational needs, and who have the ability to inspire pupils to achieve their full potential. Candidates must be able to build positive relationships and manage pupils’ behaviour effectively within a classroom environment. An ability to be proactive, resourceful and energetic is essential. The KS2 provision will be in a purpose built, newly equipped building part designed by KS2 staff and pupils for September 2023.

In return we can offer you a very supportive and dedicated team; excellent working conditions; entry to an occupational pension scheme and commitment to professional development. 

Manor Hall Academy Trust places the highest priority on the safeguarding of children. Any appointments within the Trust will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure being obtained from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Further details about DBS can be found at

By engaging in this recruitment process, shortlisted candidates consent to an online search in line with the Keeping Children Safe in Education Statutory Guidance 2022

Application form can be downloaded from the school website:

For safer recruitment purposes, please be advised that only applications sent on the trust application form will be considered.

Forms should be returned with a covering letter marked for the attention of Miss Laura Dickinson, Headteacher, Finch Woods Academy, Halewood, L26 0TY

Please return your completed application form and covering letter to

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the school. Visits can be arranged by contacting Michele Brennan on 0151 271 3288.