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School Support Worker

Job description

  • Are you interested in working with SEN children?

  • Do you want to make a difference in young peoples work?

  • Do you want be part of Outstanding, dedicate and supportive team?

We are looking for Support Worker to support in an OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ rated primary school in the Trafford area for pupils who experience severe or profound difficulties in learning. The school require a support worker to match their ethos and values , so the ideal support worker would have:

  • A patient, calm and caring personality

  • Experience of working with SEN environment particularly with experience severe or profound difficulties in learning including Autism

  • A strong ability to develop relationships and rapport with both pupils and parents.

The school supports the growth and development of pupils aged 2-11 and is responsible for devising personalised curriculums for the achievement of each child. In addition to this, the schools have a multi-professional approach to their pupils   by providing speech, language and physiotherapists combined with creative approaches from musicians and sports coaches. All of this is then further supplemented with high range equipment targeted at SEN pupils including soft rooms and hydrotherapy pools. 

Your role as a Support Worker at the school would be to work on a 1:1 basis or with small groups in order to assist with their learning, deescalate situations or provide a nurturing role to the pupils. You will be instrumental in helping the pupils gain the necessary skills to progress both academically and socially, meaning better futures for them.

The school is located in the Flixton area of Trafford and has excellent public transport links particularly by train and bus within a few minutes walk of the school.

If this seems to be the role for you, here is what we can offer you when you work with Teaching Personnel.

  • A dedicated consultant to discuss current or future roles with you

  • An extensively discounted CPD program

  • Payment in house, meaning no fees from Umbrella companies

  • GBP10 an hour or above

  • 13 weeks off per year.

If you feel this would be the Support Worker role for you or you would be interested in a similar role, then feel free to contact Dan at Teaching Personnel

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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