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Job description

Are you a Care Assistant wanting a new challenge? Have you thought about beginning a career within Education and offering support to vulnerable children with a range of Special Educational Needs?

Teaching Personnel work with a client school based in Acomb, York that provide specialist education to Primary aged children with varying degrees of Special Educational Needs. The school has 15 classes with 6-8 children in each class, so cover requirements on a day to day and long term basis are high. The children’s needs include Autism including Non-Verbal, PMLD, MLD, SLD and Physical Disabilities, including wheelchair bound.

The School look for candidates with a nurturing approach, but are firm and fair, as some of the students do have behavioural difficulties. If you have undergone recent training, such as safeguarding, team teach and moving & handling this will be advantageous in your application to working in the school and with Teaching Personnel. As a minimum requirement you need to have worked with either children or vulnerable adults with additional or complex needs for a year. The skills from the Care Sector are easily transferable and will be invaluable.

In return, Teaching Personnel will offer you the following benefits:

  • Competitive daily rates of pay as a Specialist Teaching Assistant, ranging from GBP50.44 to GBP65 per day
  • A range of short term and long term placements for you to choose from within your local vicinity
  • Your own personal dedicated education recruitment consultant who will seek out your ideal job role
  • The opportunity to undertake various training courses, such as Autism Awareness, NASEN and Team Teach refresher courses

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

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 date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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