Academic Care Assistant

Thornton College is our specialist centre dedicated to providing a caring and supportive environment for young people with learning difficulties and/or physical disabilities in the Liverpool City Region.

We work closely with Sefton Special Educational Needs Schools to provide the best possible place for students who need extra help and support, using our specialist facilities, expert approach and caring attitude.

We build on prior learning and provide a progression route to help students develop the skills necessary to achieve their individual potential. Thornton College holds the 'Makaton Friendly' status.


In this role you will provide the highest standards of support to students, with learning difficulties and/or disabilities during scheduled teaching and learning sessions enabling them to access learning opportunities to the best of their ability. You will also provide support outside of classes to meet the personal care needs of students such as hygiene, toileting and reminding students to take medication.

Contractual Arrangements

This is a term time only post working 36 weeks per year. The post holder will be required to work 28hours per week over 4 days.

Please apply via the link.