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Care Assistant Jobs - York

Teaching Personnel is working in partnership with a Special Needs School in Acomb, York, to support their staffing needs. We have found that those whose work experience includes as a Care Assistant or Support Worker, have gotten on great within the School. So if you have hands on experience with Special Needs and are considering a career change to Special Educational Needs, please keep reading!

The Job Role:

  • Supporting the delivery of P-Scales and the EYFS curriculum for children aged 4 – 11 year olds and have a range of Special Educational Needs
  • The School has 15 classes, with each class having between 4 and 8 children, 1 class teacher and up to 4 Teaching Assistants, so you may be rewuired to work across a range of classes
  • Supporting children with a range of Special Educational Needs, including Autism; both verbal and non-verbal, physical disabilities; including wheelchair bound and those requiring hydrotherapy sessions, behavioural difficulties and severe learning difficulties, with most students working from an individualised curriculum
  • Working alongside Teachers, Social Workers and Educational Psychologists to ensure the needs of all children are met
  • Day to Day or Long Term placements available
  • Monday to Friday, Term Time Only; 0830-1600 working hours
  • Competitive rates of pay from GBP65.00 to GBP75.00 per day

Ideal Care Assistant Requirements:

  • Have experience of working with Children or Adults with Special Needs in a Care-based position
  • Hold recognised UK Health and Social Care qualifications or similar 
  • Have knowledge and understanding of the different social, cultural and physical needs of pupils
  • Have an interest in how young people learn and behave
  • Provide appropriate role models of behaviour in the sessions
  • Really care about vulnerable people and in particular those who find learning and managing their behaviour difficulties 
  • Be well organised and be able to plan effectively and be adaptable to cope with any situation

To apply for this position, or for more information on how you can transfer into the Education sector, please call Kerry at Teaching Personnel on 01482 908020, or send your up to date CV by the application process below.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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