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Teaching Assistant

Upton High School
Grade 6 £22,183 - £24,491 pro rata per annum (£16,309 - £18,441 actual salary per annum)
Upton-by-Chester High School
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
20/10/2021 at 12:00
Upton High School

Temporary Teaching Assistant with Specialist Skills

JDQ - AAAE5053

Required ASAP 2021

32.5 hours per week, 38 weeks, term time

Grade 6, £22,183 - £24,491 (pro rata £16,309 - £18,441)

1 Year in the first instance for Maths Intervention

Upton by Chester High School are looking to appoint an experienced, well qualified Teaching Assistant, specialising in Mathematics, to raise the attainment of learners who require support to address gaps in their learning.

Working collaboratively with teachers and other support staff to enhance the development and education of our learners.  You will be working within the Mathematics Department with learners from disadvantaged backgrounds.

The person we are looking for will be a positive, enthusiastic team player with excellent interpersonal and supportive skills with the ability to motivate others. 

You will have the ability to work with young people, proficiency in higher level mathematics is desirable or a Teaching Assistant Qualification Level 2 or 3.

Download an application pack from our website

Electronic applications should be returned to HR Manager, Sheena Lloyd,

Closing date: 12 noon. 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, 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.

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