Higher Level Teaching Assistants for Covid-19 catch-up work in Key Stage 3

32.5 hours | G8A/SCP19 £25481 (fulltime equivalent) | Fixed Term until 31 July 2021

Required for start as soon as possible, the successful candidates will work with students with identified gaps in their learning that have arisen from the Covid-19 shutdown. The post holders will work under the leadership of the English and Maths departments to help individual or small groups of students from Year 8 and Year 9 to overcome specific gaps in their learning.

You must have the willingness to work on a one to one and small group basis with students, providing them with the support, encouragement and understanding that they need in order to participate fully in school life and progress within their academic studies.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday, 16 November and interviews will be held as soon as possible after that.

Design and Technology Technician & Curriculum Support

Full Time (37 hours) | Term Time (plus 2 weeks) | NJC Scale 3 points 14 -17 (£17,681 – £18,672 pro rata)

Required immediately, we are looking to appoint a Design and Technology Technician & Curriculum Support. Under the guidance of senior staff, provide specialist support in a specific curricular/resource area, including preparation, and maintenance of resources and support to staff and students.

The successful candidate should have technical experience of aspects of commercial machinery and ideally CNC machinery, and should be versatile, independent and able to initiate own workload as well as to work as part of a successful team. They should also have good organisation and computer literacy skills, and be able to plan and deliver projects as directed by the team.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday, 2 November 2020. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after that.

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For further details and the application procedure for all opportunities please contact Michelle Mitchell, Human Resources Assistant on 016977 45341 or email

Application forms:

docx Application Form – Teaching Staff
docx Application Form – Support Staff

Please add a supporting letter or statement to your application.

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The links below are relevant to all positions listed above:

pdf Notice to Applicants
pdf Policy Statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders

Applicants for all posts must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post.
William Howard School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff members are required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure.

If you are unable to locate details for the vacancy you are interested in on the website. please email and further details and an application pack will be forwarded to you.