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Job vacancy details

Teaching Assistants - Support Department

Upton High School
Grade 4, £18,933 - £19,698 (Actual £12,848 - £13,669 Pro rata per annum)
Upton-by-Chester High School
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
30 hours per week. 8.40am - 3.10pm.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
20/10/2021 at 12:00
Upton High School

Grade 4, Fixed Term Temporary

Teaching Assistants – Support Department

(AAAE: 5051)

Required immediately, 30 hours per week, 38 weeks, term time

Grade 4, £18,933 - £19,698 (Pro rata £12,848 - £13,669)

Initially for one academic year

Upton by Chester High School are looking to appoint experienced, well qualified Teaching Assistants

Working collaboratively with teaching staff and other support staff to enhance the development and education of children.  You will be working within the Support Department and also main school classrooms supporting our learners.

The people we are looking for will be positive, enthusiastic team players with excellent interpersonal, nurturing, supportive skills and the ability to motivate others. 

You will have experience of working with SEN learners and either hold, or be working towards a Teaching Assistant Qualification Level 2 or 3 with a proven track record of continuous personal and professional development.

Download an application pack from our website Electronic applications should be returned to HR Manager, Sheena Lloyd,

Closing date: 20 October 2021

The post is subject to suitable references and an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service). Further information can be found at

Our school is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply

If you wish to be considered for this vacancy you should complete the application form, giving the names and addresses of two referees, and submit a concise letter of application. This should be typed or word-processed and should include the following information:

  1. A brief outline of what you have achieved in your present post
  2. A statement about why you want this job.
  3. An indication of the strengths and expertise you could offer the school.

All points should address the detail in the person specification and other points made within the information sent to candidates.

Candidates are kindly requested not to submit a CV instead of the application form. Additional sheets may be attached to the back of the application form if there is insufficient space.

Completed applications should be returned to Mr L Cummins (Headteacher), to arrive no later than 12 noon, Wednesday 20 October 2021.

Please ensure that you put the correct postage on the envelope as this could result in your application not being considered due to late arrival. Please note that we will only consider applications submitted on the Cheshire West and Chester application form.

Further information on this vacancy

Support Application Form