43 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP Subject to pre-employment checks

  • Closing date

    2 September 2024 at 9:23am

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

23115.72 - 25613.70

Teaching Assistant job summary

Endeavour Federation are recruiting for an experienced Teaching Assistant who excels as part of a team and has an understanding of a range of teaching, learning and behaviour regulation strategies. The successful candidate will join a enthusiastic and welcoming team at Castlefield Campus and will join us in motivating students to strive for success while maintaining a healthy learning environment for all children within the school.


This role will involve:

  • Working with a wide range of class teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning.
  • Coaching children on a 1:1 or group basis.
  • Accompanying groups on trips.
  • Supporting assessment and evidencing learning.
  • Working with the teacher to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources.
  • Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners.
  • Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability.


The right candidate will:

  • Be educated to National Qualifications Framework Level 3 standard, e.g. NVQ 3, A/AS levels or equivalent.
  • Have a proven ability to work on their own initiative.
  • Have a high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults.
  • Excel in using relevant technology/equipment.
  • Bring a can-do attitude to the role.
  • Be committed to the happiness well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the school.


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.


Start Date: Subject to the completion of pre-employment checks


Castlefield Campus

Castlefield Campus 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.

 

Endeavour Federation

Endeavour Federation provides education for pupils in KS2, 3 and 4. Our aim is for all our pupils to develop their skills and reach their full potential in a safe learning environment.

Our schools include Castlefield Campus, Meade Hill School and Southern Cross School. All of our pupils have Education, Health and Care plans based primarily on a range of social, emotional and mental health issues. All of the staff are committed to providing an effective learning environment within small class sizes.

With a broad yet well balanced curriculum, including work experience opportunities and extracurricular activities, we ensure that students leave school with high aspirations, enthusiasm for the next stage of their lives and the skills and qualifications to reach their goals.

 

To find out more about the Federation and our schools, visit our website https://myendeavour.uk/

We look forward to receiving your application and potentially discussing the role with you in the near future. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT

The Endeavour Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references. We are exempt from from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and there by have a right to know about the criminal history of job applicants and can take this into account when making recruitment decisions.


The Endeavour Federation is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Meade Hill School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 16
School size
172 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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