Teaching Assistant

99 Cavendish Drive, Liverpool L9 1NB
Salary / hourly pay rate
£11.69 - £12.79 per hour
Hours Per Week
Employment Type
Full time
Contract Type
Date posted
Thursday 28 March 2024
Closing Date
Sunday 28 April 2024

We are looking for enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to support Cavendish school in Liverpool with students aged 5-11 years with Autism Spectrum Condition (A.S.C) and special education needs (S.E.N) from the ages of 5 to 11 years. 


- Term time only working

- FREE Online 24/7 GP Service for you and your family from a GP who can prescribe 

- Wagestream – where any day can be a payday 

- Refer-a-Friend Scheme - Instantly earn points and cash rewards 

- Sovereign Health Care Plan  

- Canada Life, Group Life Assurance  

- Blue Light Card  

- Blink, our internal communications app  

- Pension scheme  

- Free DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service) 



  • To support the class teacher in order to ensure the delivery of a high-quality education for all students
  • To provide relevant and appropriate support to students, on an individual or group basis, in order to enable them to access the curriculum as independently as possible
  • To support the class teacher in organising the classroom, its resources, student groupings and displays to provide a stimulating learning situation appropriate for students with ASC / /SCLN /Complex Needs
  • Work with and manage sensory needs, enabling learners with a ‘sensory diet’ and / or to adopt self-regulatory strategies as appropriate and advised by the professional team.
  • Assist some learners in developing or refining their ‘independence’ skills, which may be inclusive of assisting with personal care elements.


About Us

  • At Salutem, we recognise the value and wisdom that come from all stages of life. Join our team to be a part of a community that truly appreciates the richness of age diversity.  
  • We are a Global Top 100 Inspiring Workplace - We celebrate our recent recognition as a top 100 Inspiring Workplace Globally with special recognition for our efforts in communication and employee experience.  
  • Our Competency Framework – You’ll have a transparent path to progress through our career pathways and pay bandings. This means you'll always know exactly what skills and achievements are needed to advance in your career.  
  • We have developed a core and cluster model - We specialise in supporting children and young people who have emotional and behavioural needs, autistic spectrum condition, and physical / learning disabilities with access to education opportunities being at the core of our work.   


We are committed to safeguarding children and young people. Any successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We have a massive duty of care towards those we support who are often the most vulnerable in society, which is why our staff are encouraged to keep up to date with vaccines and focus on self-care too.