Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Head of Residential Care

This is an exciting opportunity to join our school and be part of a team dedicated to improving the educational outcomes for all our young people, focusing strongly on their personal development and preparation for adult life.

St John’s Catholic school for the deaf caters for pupils with sensory impairments and communication difficulties, including autism. We offer day placements as well as term-time weekly boarding from Monday to Friday.

We are looking for a caring, dynamic and committed Head of Residential Care who can contribute to our continuous drive for improvement and maintain our OFSTED judgement of Outstanding. The successful candidate will be responsible for the strategic and operational aspects of the boarding provision and will be the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead.

In return, you will be offered high-quality professional development within a very supportive senior leadership team, working with experienced and enthusiastic colleagues.

Visits to St John’s are warmly welcomed.

Closing date for applications: noon Thursday 9th January 2020

Interviews: week commencing 20th January 2020

Application Form

Job Description Head of Residential Care


Learning Support Assistants (£18,065 pro rata) – Fixed term to July 2021

Are you looking to develop your skills working with pupils with a range of special needs? We have a number of fixed term opportunities available – please contact Karen Holt ( for more information.

Job Advertisement LSA Nov 19

Job Description January 2020

Application Form LSA fixed term to July 2021

Sixth Form Learning Mentors

We are looking for dedicated professionals who are committed to supporting young people to achieve in a range of courses at either York or Askham Bryan FE colleges. You will be based at one of the York colleges as part of a team working with St John’s students. Our students follow a range of vocational and academic courses. Full and part time positions available. Please contact Karen Holt ( for more information.

Job Description – Sixth Form Learning Mentor – SEPT 2019


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