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 Teaching Assistant 2B Vacancy



The Governing Body and Headteacher of West Lancashire Community High School are currently inviting applications for a Teaching Assistant with experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs. The role involves supporting students with generic learning difficulties, within a specialised environment.


The post is permanent and is for 32.5 hours per week, term time only.


West Lancashire Community High School is a vibrant special school situated on the outskirts of Skelmersdale. Our students all have a statement of special educational needs or an Education Health Care Plan. We currently have 99 students on roll (this is set to increase within the coming year), all students are aged between 11 and 19 years.

Our school is organised into four departments:


Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4,Post 16, Learning Suite (ASD/complex needs).


We are looking for someone who:

  • Is enthusiastic, committed and has a positive attitude
  • Can work as part of a team
  • Can work effectively with pupils, parents and stakeholders.
  • Has the ability to motivate and inspire pupils to achieve
  • Promotes our school values of achieve, respect, success and friendship

The school has achieved recognition in the following areas:

Leading Parent Partnership, National Autistic Society, Forest Schools, International Schools


Closing date for applications: Monday 15th January 2018 9am



We look forward to welcoming you to our wonderful school. If you would like to visit the school to gain an insight into our ethos we would suggest that this is arranged following the shortlisting process but prior to interview.

Shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to visit w.c 15th January 2018