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Support Worker

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Are you passionate about the inclusion of children with special educational needs and disabilities? Are you sporty or from a creative background such as music, art or dance? Then this could be the job for you!

Teaching Personnel are looking for full-time permanent Support Workers who love working with children. You will be supporting SEN pupils who are both primary and secondary aged with a primary diagnosis of ASC. The school is based in York

The purpose of the school is to prepare students for the demands of adult life through staff expertise and specialist approaches. This included providing a nurturing and therapeutic environment that encourages students to flourish academically, socially, emotionally and spiritually.

Relevant experience is beneficial but no experience is necessary. Full training is provided and is fully supported by an experienced and dedicated team. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in a childcare setting and progress your career. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing support within the residential home as well as classroom support
  • Personal Care Support
  • Supporting evening and weekend trips out
  • Working alongside other staff to provide the best possible care
  • Able to work with groups or 1:1 support within the classroom
  • Supporting pupils with Autism & Learning Difficulties
  • Supervising pupil behaviour
  • Encourage, engage and support pupils with their learning & development.
  • Be able to work both within the school and off site to encourage and support their learning.

You will have access to a range of staff benefits including:

  • 6 weeks holiday
  • Shopping Rewards
  • Monthly Attendance award
  • Monthly Good practice Award
  • Full training provided
  • Chance to achieve nationally recognised Level 3 Health and Social Care qualification
  • Continual professional development
  • Wellbeing Manager for staff and students
  • Lunch provided
  • Uniform Provided

To apply please click "Apply now" and we will be in touch ASAP.

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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