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South Wirral High School is a co-educational foundation secondary school and sixth form located in Eastham, Merseyside, England. The school prides itself on its community ties, working closely with nearby primary schools to help with students’ transition to high school. This commitment is shown in our motto “Raising Aspirations in Partnership with Families and the Community”. This declares a vision for our school where each student’s progress is remarkable. We focus on the whole educational experience, aiming for success in examinations and other aspects of school life. This includes sports, the arts and as contributors to our community. Extra-curricular activities are an integral part of school life, as we help students to build skills in the 5 ‘LORIC’ principles – Leadership, Organisation, Resilience, Initiative and Character.

The person appointed will join a team with an unswerving commitment to ensure that every student achieves their goals, whatever their circumstances. South Wirral High School is a rapidly improving school with a growing student population – with around 1,000 students on roll across KS3-5, and oversubscribed for the upcoming school year.

Assistant Faculty Progress Leader – Humanities (Head of Geography)

MPS/UPS + TLR 2b (£4,782)
Permanent, full time contract from 1st January 2023

Person Specification

Geography plays an important role in a broad and ambitious curriculum. It is a popular option choice at GCSE and A Level.

The person appointed will be accountable to the Faculty Progress Leader for the progress of students in Geography, leading a team of 2 other geographers, within a Humanities Faculty of 12 staff. The Faculty has a strong ethos of moral purpose and an outstanding culture of professional development.

The person appointed should be an outstanding Geography teacher, modelling the best practice to colleagues
and be able to demonstrate positive impact on student progress, in relation to external benchmarks
have experience of coaching colleagues and students, with clear impact

Letters of application should be addressed to the Headteacher and should address the person specification and job description.

Closing date: Thursday 13th October

Interview date: Week beginning Monday 17th October

We are sorry that it will not be possible to contact unsuccessful candidates. Anyone who has not heard of the progress of their application by Monday 17th October must assume it has been unsuccessful.

Completed application form and letter of application to be addressed to Headteacher, and emailed to:


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Science Academic Mentor

Salary – £19,000 (without a degree) or £21,000 (with a degree), per annum
Fixed Term 1 year initially with a view to a permanent position, full time

Person Specification

The person appointed should be a qualified teacher of Science
No experience of teaching in secondary school is required, though this is desirable

Job Description

For the last two years we have run a very successful mentoring programme, to support students whose learning has been affected by Covid. This has proved very popular with students and parents and very rewarding for the mentors. It is anticipated that this will become a permanent provision in the future.

The post will focus on providing individual or small group (maximum 3 students) tuition during school hours and sometimes after school for an hour.

Work with class teachers to identify individual needs and gaps in learning

Teach individuals and small groups following the South Wirral Science curriculum

Set and mark a weekly homework, using the school’s online learning packages

This post is ideal for a newly qualified teacher who is looking for more experience before taking up a first teaching post. For such a candidate the school can provide further training experiences

Candidates can make flexible arrangements with the school about days of work and durations of contract

Closing date:    Friday 30th September 2022

Interview date: w/c 3rd October 2022

If you wish to find out more about the post, please contact school by emailing

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Exam Invigilator

Casual Contract
Salary range: Band D (£10.67 – £10.89 per hour)

We are looking for enthusiastic and organised individuals to join our exam invigilation team. You will be employed on a casual basis to supervise students taking external examinations, as necessary throughout the school year – hours are variable depending upon the exam timetable but you will need to be available for dates in November, January and the whole of the GCSE exam period (May to July).

Successful candidates will work as part of a pool of invigilators and should possess good interpersonal skills with an ability to deal with matters calmly, swiftly and firmly without being confrontational and will need to be reliable, punctual and flexible.

Previous experience in working with secondary school age children would be a distinct advantage, as would any previous supervisory experience. Full training will be given.

Please note that successful candidates will be expected to attend a compulsory, paid, training session.

Closing date:  6th October 2022

We are sorry that it will not be possible to contact unsuccessful candidates. Anyone who has not heard of the progress of their application by 8th October 2022 must assume it has been unsuccessful.

Completed application form and letter of application with CV and the names of two referees addressed to the Headteacher at

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