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** Support Worker – Richmond ** Support Worker – Secondary Department – Richmond ** Support Worker – autism, mental health, autism, emotional difficulties, learning difficulties – Richmond ** Support Worker – Richmond upon Thames, Isleworth, Hounslow, Twickenham** Support Worker Teaching Assistant – School – Richmond **

Location: Twickenham

Role: Support Worker working 1:1 and in small groups in classes with special educational needs

Duration: Immediate start Monday to Friday 8:30 to 4:00pm till July 2020 and permanent contract offer opportunities available

Pay: GBP65 - 75 per day (paid on a weekly basis)


Do you have experience as a support worker or working closely with special educational needs?

Have you ever thought about using your skills working in special need schools?


Children with special educational needs thrive from having confident and hard working staff with an in-depth and open understanding of care. We are currently recruiting Support Workers to work in a recently opened school in Twickenham with secondary students diagnosed with a special educational need. Pupils have a range of needs including autism, speech and language difficulties and additional learning needs such as dyslexia.

The school are looking for support workers or those with experience who are:

  • Open and confident working in schools with young people aged 11-16  diagnosed with autism , behavioural needs and speech and language difficulties
  • Dedicated and consistent as building and maintaining positive relationships within the school is vital
  • Additional training such as Team Teach  (positive handling) is highly beneficial but not essential as training can be provided

There are two support worker roles available till July 2020 with permanent opportunities available for those who would like to continue in the school. Hours are 8:30-4:00pm Monday to Fridays during school term time with weekly pay.  

What is on offer?

  • Long term position with permanent contract and career development opportunities
  • Weekly pay ranging from GBP325 – 375 per week
  • Career development support in-house with training and a culture of promoting from within
  • Fun and friendly team with staff well-being a main focus of the school
  • Newly opened school with modern and state-of-the-art facilities such as sensory and therapy rooms
  • In-house speech and language therapists, occupational and family therapists
  • Free parking on site (first come, first serve)
  • Local transport links – 10 mins from Twickenham Station (South Western Railway) and local buses 281 and H20

Essential criteria: Support Worker background or experience working with children/young people with autism, speech and language, behavioural needs

Desirable criteria:  Team Teach or positive handling training

To apply send your updated CV and contact details to Rachel using the details provided.

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

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