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Blog | Caring Services Agency

Key Policies To Know When Working At Schools

Are you new to the industry and seeking some advice?

Despite what specialism you are in, such as SEN Teaching Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Supply Teacher or Support worker, there are a lot of things to keep in mind when working at a school. From safeguarding to diversity to equality and behavioural management, policies may differ at specific working environments.

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Autism Awareness Month

This year marks the 15th annual Autism Awareness Month.

According to the National Autistic Society, one in 100 people are autistic and there are around 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK. In the past, there has been so much stigma around autism and has resulted in many barriers between them and society. Often, children with autism are backed into a corner due to inequality, discrimination, isolation and a lack of understanding.

This month, we are focusing on empowering children with autism. Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterised by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviours, speech and nonverbal communication (AutismSpeaks). Click 'read more' to discover the many things you can do to support autism in this blog.

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What Qualifications Do You Need To Be A Nursery Nurse?

Firstly, what is a nursery nurse?

Nursery nurses take care of children up to the age of seven. They provide support from educational, social, and emotional in preschools or nursery settings.

In order to become a nursery nurse, you will need basic educational requirements such as GCSE in maths and english (grade C or above). Recruiters may also ask for other types of requirements such as childcare level training, NVQ and BTEC.

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