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Care Worker

Teaching Personnel

£10.77 - 11.77 per hour


Temporary | Full Time



Care and support workers

The role

As a Specialist Teaching Assistant, you will be required to deal with challenging situations and behaviours whilst maintaining a calm and professional manner. The school may require you to work with pupils in a small group or 1:1 situation ensuring all needs of the pupils in your care are being met. As a Specialist Teaching Assistant, you will need to be able to ensure consistency for your pupils, this means that it is essential absences and holidays within term time are not permitted whilst working within this school.

The school

This is a specialist ASC/ SEMH school which caters for pupils aged 11-16 years who require additional support for their educational development and have an EHC plan. The school provides its pupils with additional support such as intervention sessions and 1:1 support staff to ensure they are all gaining essential life skills and progressing in their development in all areas.


  • Be available on a full-time basis
  • Have a care / support / youth worker background
  • Ability to deal with challenging situations and behaviours
  • Have experience working to support children/ adults with additional needs- personal or professional

Next Steps

  • Send a copy of your CV over to Keira
  • The SLT of the school will review all applications and shortlist
  • The successful applicants will be contacted to go into the school for a meeting and trial day
  • Apply for a child DBS and put it onto the update service
  • Ensure your two most recent employers can provide references
  • Have relevant documentation readily available to provide upon request

Key Information

  • Full-time - Monday to Friday, 8:30 – 3:30 pm
  • Primary/ Secondary ASC/ SEMH provision
  • Caters for pupils aged 11-16 with additional needs, all have an EHC plan
  • Competitive hourly rate of pay £10.77 p/h
  • Able to work with pupils who can display challenging behaviours in a calm and professional manner
  • Burnley

If you are interested in applying for this role- please send a copy of your CV over to Keira

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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 undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
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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