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Support Worker - Maternity Cover

Grade 4 Level 1-4 (£16,793 to £18,295 per annum - reduced pro-rata)

Temporary contract covering maternity leave, Term Time Only contract, 20 hours per week - Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 1.30pm


We are seeking to recruit a part-time Support Worker to join our multi-professional team.

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and committed to providing the best opportunities for our pupils.

Support Workers are important members of the staff team, their duties include:-

  • Supporting pupils with toileting and hygiene programmes
  • Preparing the dining hall for lunch
  • Supervising and assisting pupils during the lunch period
  • Assisting pupils with dressing and undressing e.g. before and after PE or Hydrotherapy sessions
  • Developing and supervising play and social opportunities for pupils during break time and the after lunch period
  • Supporting teaching and learning


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.


For further details and an application form please see below.


Applications are accedpted via post or email. Please submit completed forms by post to:

Adam Booker, Headteacher, Applefields School, Bad Bargain Lane, Burnholme, York YO31 0LW

or by email to:


Closing Date: Friday, 6th Apil 2018 at 12 midnight

Interview Date: To be confirmed