Job Role – Welburn Hall School, Personal Care Assistant
Grade - C
Contract Type – 1 x Permanent Role – Term Time only plus 1 week.
Working Pattern – Full Time, Mon – Fri, 35 hours per week
Salary – 18,645.19 per annum.
Closing Date for applications – Midday, 4th October 2023
Interviews – Week commencing 9th October 2023
Do you enjoy the challenge of working with children and young people who have special educational needs? Do you have passion, enthusiasm and expertise to work with children and young people to reach their potential?
We are a nurturing school and need to expand our team of teaching assistants, to support our autistic and SEMH young people. Set in over 20 acres of stunning countryside, Welburn Hall School is situated in the market town of Kirkbymoorside; nestled on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. With dedicated staff, fantastic facilities and beautiful buildings, we create a calm and inspiring place to learn, live and work.
A North Yorkshire Council maintained special school, we have a strong reputation for excellence; offering a dynamic, innovative and unique learning journey for pupils aged 8 to 19 years, with a wide range of physical disabilities or learning difficulties. Welburn Hall also boasts a vibrant and successful residential 6th Form College, catering for young people between the ages of 16 and 19.
Our aim is to ensure all pupils and students have the opportunities they need to reach their full potential for academic achievement, independence and personal development. We pride ourselves in being a warm and friendly school; our staff are our greatest resource and are highly valued for the contribution and difference they make to the lives of our pupils. Our ethos and core values of respect, perseverance and excellence support this model and are lived out in the daily work of the school.
You will have the enthusiasm and resilience to work with children and young people who have a wide variety of needs including:
- Moderate and severe learning difficulties
- Profound and multiple learning difficulties
We can offer you:
- A happy and friendly special school, fostering an inclusive and nurturing environment in which to inspire and motivate our children.
- Significant levels of support from a staff team who is experienced, committed and passionate about our school.
- An opportunity to see the potential that exists here, with clear support given and an opportunity to make a difference that is life changing and rewarding.
- Children and young people who will make you proud to be their Personal Care Assistant.
The date of commencement for this post will be as soon as possible. Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure, suitable references and medical clearances are required for appointment to this post. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
How to Apply – Please apply online via NYC jobs
Completed applications to be emailed to NYES.Resourcing@northyorks.gov.uk . If you have any queries, or experience any issues please contact Sarah Hunter on 07816 251271.
If you have not heard from us by 16th October 2023, assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest in our school.
We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We have a robust child protection policy and all staff will receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment at the school. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children. An online search may be undertaken for shortlisted candidates as part of the recruitment process on information available in the public domain. Candidates should disclose anything that may be relevant in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.
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