CareTech is a leading provider of specialist education, providing a range of collaborative services for young people ensuring that each individual achieves his/her personal best.

Cambian Fenton Grange School, an independent DfE-registered school, is a part of the Cambian Group. We provide high quality specialist education for up to 20 students, who have experienced trauma through having been involved in or at high risk of Child Sexual Exploitation [CSE].  The pupils in our school exhibit a range of challenging behaviours and associated learning and communication difficulties. The school works proactively with a range of agencies and team of committed and dedicated staff to tailor interventions, educational experiences and support for all students in order to meet their individual needs.

We are looking for a passionate, dedicated, committed and hardworking Teaching Assistant.  As a Teaching Assistant you will need to have a passion for working with young people and want to make a difference in their lives. The young people that you will be working with, have a range of additional needs and so we would require an individual who will bring positivity and is dedicated to supporting these young people to achieve their potential.


The children that you will be working with are female students and aged between 11 – 18 years old.  Fenton Grange School provides an alternative to mainstream education, offering learners the opportunity to work with specialist trained staff in a small group setting and our aim is to support young people re-engage with education and community life.


Ideally, the right candidate will have experience in assisting people with literacy and numeracy skills however, experience is not essential. You will be a part of a dedicated team of professionals who will offer you clear guidance and mentor you in to this role. The successful candidate will complete a highly comprehensive induction program as-well as on-going training throughout their employment.


We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who will:

  • Support groups of students in lessons or 1:1 situations both on and off site.
  • Assist the Teacher/Tutor in the preparation of work.
  • Support students to make progress in formal learning situations as well as with self-help skills, life skills and social understanding.
  • Build successful relationships with our students to enable them to make progress despite their barriers to learning.
  • Understand the complexities of our students and support them to make progress with their personal development.
  • Manage a range of behaviours as part of a skilled and supportive team.
  • Support in administrative duties as necessary.
  • Engage with career and training development.

Cambian is an equal opportunities employer. Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to a robust safer recruitment process, an enhanced DBS check and reference checks.

Cambian will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination a person who will not on the appointment panel will conduct the search and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

Church Fenton, North Yorkshire Teaching Assistant [SYS-3796]


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