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  • Application deadline

    22 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    22 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Full time
35 hours a week
Contract type
22,021 to £24,799 (pro rata)

Job summary

Personalised Education Team (PET) – Keyworker

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic Student Key Worker to join our PET Staff team. Experience needed of working with young people with complex needs and working closely with young people’s families and partner agencies will be an advantage. You must hold a current, valid driving license and business insurance cover is a requirement for the post.

In this role, you will fully participate in the life of the school, assisting where needed, supporting our most vulnerable pupils. We want candidates who are able to see the possibilities of all our exceptional learners and to develop a provision to make them thrive.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability to support children and be educated to National Qualifications Framework Level 3 standard, e.g. NVQ 3, A/AS levels or equivalent. Candidates are asked to link their skills and experience to address each point on the Person Specification in their application.

We are committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and staff and the post is subject to the usual pre-employment checks & a satisfactory DBS clearance.

Applying for the job

Please email your completed application form (in the supporting documents section) to r.fallon@myendeavour.uk

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Special school, ages 9 to 16
Education phase
School size
132 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 16

About Southern Cross School

Southern Cross is a Special School for young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. We have recently expanded our provision and now have a brand new building which has been designed to deliver our therapeutic vision.

Our vision is to create a therapeutic, harmonious environment which promotes feelings of safety and security, to allow our pupils to explore, enjoy learning, and reach their full potential. Building a sense of community around the child. We aim to become a leading therapeutic provision which is high quality and expert in recognising and meeting the needs of ALL of the pupils, with outstanding teaching and engaging learning. We achieve positive outcomes for ALL our pupils, including emotional wellbeing and self-belief, creating successful, happy, healthy individuals. Developing skills that enable their ability to sustain employment and build security in their lives.

Arranging a visit to Southern Cross School

Potential candidates for this role are warmly invited to visit the school or to contact the headteacher for an informal conversation. Please contact r.fallon@myendeavour.uk

School location

Roundwood Road, Manchester, M22 4AB

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