reports to:          Cover Manager

hours:                 33 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term-time

contract:           Permanent

salary:                Grade 5, Scale points 6-11

starting salary:  £21,968 (FTE) / £17,398 (actual)

start date:          As soon as possible


About the role

Are you looking to establish your career in education in an ambitious school?


We are looking for an outstanding individual with great ambition, passion and drive to help to transform the lives of our students. This role may be an ideal stepping stone to suit someone considering a role in teaching, or someone who may be considering working in education and a secondary school environment.


You will join a team of energetic and passionate practitioners, supporting the education of our students to ensure they develop powerful knowledge and cultural capital to succeed in life.  You will be responsible for a class in the teacher’s absence, ensuring that the lesson objectives set by the teacher are met within a positive climate for learning. We are committed to cultivating a love of learning in our students, and invest heavily in the development of our staff too, with a carefully designed and high quality CPD programme that runs throughout the year.


The successful candidate will have the drive and capacity to thrive in this role and make a significant difference to our students’ school experience. You will bring energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to securing strong progress and raising achievement of all students. Experience of working with children and working within a classroom based environment would be beneficial.


A detailed Job Description is provided that details the scope and responsibilities of the roles.  A Person Specification is also included which states the required skills and experience of candidates.  



About the school

The school is very proud of its caring commitment and innovative approach to educating the community of young people in the area, with award-winning programmes designed to help students in Year 7 – 11 thrive in a high school environment and open pathways to their future.

As part of the BePART Educational Trust established by nationally leading sixth form Birkenhead Sixth Form College, the school encourages students to raise aspirations and unlock their true potential through adopting the school values which are intrinsic to everything we do, across all staff and students – Positivity, Ambition, Resilience and Thoughtfulness. Our values shape every interaction with have and are core to our success in nurturing both academic and personal success for every student.


How to apply

If you are ambitious and determined to make a meaningful difference in this pivotal role, then we would be delighted to hear from you.


Please complete the Support Staff application form and email it to


closing date: 9am, Monday 30 January 2023




Salary: Grade 5, Scale points 6-11

Closing Date: 28 February 2023, 12.00pm


Job Description

Application Form

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