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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - Working hours – 32.5 hours, term time plus 1 week (Inset) Monday and Thursday – 8.20am – 3.20pm Tuesday and Friday – 8.20am -3pm Wednesdays – 8.20am – 4pm

Contract type


Actual salary


Pay scale

Grade E points 9-15

What skills and experience we're looking for

As Crosshill continues to grow and expand we have the opportunity for an inspiring and passionate Teaching Assistant to join Crosshill School from September 2023.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and resourceful teaching assistant to join the school’s successful and supportive team. The role will contribute to the development of a strong, effective school with an emphasis on aspiration and attainment, delivered through strong classroom practice and a fiercely held and demonstrated belief in the role of the school in developing citizens for the future.

All staff will demonstrate those philosophies which characterise effective schools – a commitment to education, to the needs and rights of all pupils and to the development of the school’s community, with strong, mutually supportive relationships with parents, partner schools and the broader community.

What the school offers its staff

As evidenced within our most recent OFSTED inspection (2021), we can offer you:

The opportunity to work in an excellent school and to contribute to the next phase of its development;

Students who enjoy learning and thrive on their personalised curriculum and wide range of activities;

A highly skilled, stable and committed staff team determined to give our students the best possible opportunities;

A supportive and committed senior leadership team and board of trustees;

On-going professional career development

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is subject to DBS Enhanced Clearance. This check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.
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About Crosshill Special School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
School size
106 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Crosshill School is an outward looking and successful school for Children with special educational needs. We are part of the Champion Education Trust. We relocated to our new site in Darwen last year which continues to be developed and expanded, a new School block is currently being redeveloped to provide additional classrooms for September 2023. We are a secondary special school for students aged 11 to 19 years old who have an Educational Health Care Plan for a wide variety of learning difficulties and disabilities.

Arranging a visit to Crosshill Special School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email knaylor650@crosshill.blackburn.sch.uk.

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