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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 3:30pm

  • Date listed

    9 October 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,873.00 to £29,777.00

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 Southern Cross School 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

Salary: Please note that the salary advertised on this advert is full time equivalent. The term time only pro-rata salary would be between £23,115 to £25,613.

To find out more about the Federation and our schools, visit our website 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.


The school's governors are committed to safeguarding, and successful applicants will be subjected to a thorough screening procedure that includes self-disclosure with regard to any prior or current convictions, safeguarding concerns etc. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and enhanced DBS clearance is required and the children’s Barred List will be checked. Endeavour Federation’s Safeguarding Policy can be found here: Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy". 

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)
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.

This job post has expired.

About Southern Cross School

School type
Special school, ages 9 to 16
School size
129 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 16

A Special School for young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.

School location

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