2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    22 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    21 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
35 hours a week
Contract type
22,021 to £24,799 (pro rata)

Job summary

Teaching Assistants - Teaching & Learning and Behaviour Support

A number of roles within Key stages 2, 3, 4, our Personalised Education Team (PET) and Attendance and Reintegration Centre (ARC)

This role will include delivering learning programmes and supporting individual pupils, small groups (and whole classes during the short term absence of teachers). You will be expected to support the teacher in meeting the individual specific needs of the pupils and support the pupils to regulate their behaviour.

In all roles, 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 send all completed application forms to r.fallon@myendeavour.uk
Our application form is available in the supporting documents.

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.

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.

Due to an expansion in September 2021 we are looking to appoint for a number of positions across the school We are looking for people who are dynamic and enthusiastic to join our hardworking and supportive team.

We are looking for:
• Experienced and energetic practitioners with the knowledge, skills and understanding of a range of teaching, learning and behaviour regulation strategies, to make a positive impact on the progress of the pupils.
• Highly motivated, innovative people with enthusiasm and commitment to the school

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.

School location

Roundwood Road, Manchester, M22 4AB

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