- 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)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Our application form is available in the supporting documents.
If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.
- 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.