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Special Needs Support Worker - York

Teaching Personnel is working with a Client Special Needs School in York, to appoint a Special Needs Support Worker for temporary support work. If you have experience supporting children or adults with a range of additional and complex needs, Teaching Personnel would love to hear from you!

About the School:

  • A special needs school for primary aged pupils with a diagnosis of autism, speech, language and communication needs and physical disabilities
  • A wide range of facilities on-site including a hydrotherapy, exercise fitness trails and sensory rooms 
  • Ensures that students are at the centre of all that they do and deliver person-centred curriculums
  • Works in partnership with outside agencies such as Educational Psychologists, SENCOs and Social Workers to provide the best education 
  • In their most recent Ofsted report, the school continued to be graded as 'Good'

About the Job Role:

  • To support young people with a range of special needs, including but not limited to, MLD, SLD, PMLD, SEMH, ASC, ADHD, SLCN and PD
  • To provide person-centred care and help deliver specific interventions focussing on not only academic progression, but social and emotional development
  • To work collaboratively with colleagues, outside agencies and parents and carers
  • Support students with their personal care and welfare needs
  • Be confident to work independently and have a flexible attitude to supporting young people with challenging behaviour

Benefits of working with Teaching Personnel:

  • Competitive daily rates of pay starting at GBP65 and paid through PAYE every Friday
  • Dedicated Consultant who will support you through your placement(s)
  • Exclusive access to online and in-house training courses, such as Team Teach, Moving and Handling, Autism Awareness, Safeguarding and The Complete SEND Diploma Levels 2-4 and many more
  • Access to a range of Schools in your local area, including Primary, Secondary and Special Needs

To Apply for the job role of Special Needs Support Worker in York, please call Harry Orchard on 01482 908020, or email an up to date CV via the application link. Alternatively, you can register your details online by visiting 

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.

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