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Youth Worker Required - *ST HELENS*

Experienced Youth or Community Support Worker to work in a Mainstream Primary School.

Working knowledge of meeting the emotional, social and mental health of young people.

Are you interested in taking on a supporting role in an education setting?

Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit an experienced Youth Worker for employment in an established Primary School in ST HELENS. The post is to start as soon as possible and you will be required to work during term time with the possibility of becoming a permanent member of staff.

The school deals with pupils who tend to arrive in school from a range of challenging backgrounds and sometimes from socio-economically disadvantaged homes. Pupils often need a calm presence to work with them 1:1 who has patience and guidance skills. The ability to work within a team is KEY to this role, as you will work closely with your colleagues to create action plans for students across Key Stages 1 and 2, taking an active role in implementing a programme that positively encourages learners to overcome barriers to learning, improve their skills and ultimately gain academic success.

Core subject knowledge in Maths and English is advantageous as you may be required to assist pupils with reading and writing skills; as is the ability to manage challenging behaviour.

As a registered member of Teaching Personnel, you will be entitled to the following candidate benefits:

  • Competitive Weekly Pay, rates range from £9:00 - £11.00 per hour.
  • Access to regular training and CPD courses in your local area.
  • Dedicated Personal Consultant who will provide you with regular feedback taken from the school.

To register with Teaching Personnel and apply for the above role, please contact Helen Byrne on or alternatively email

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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