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Support Worker

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking for experienced support workers to work in our Outstanding schools, developing both academic studies and life skills such as; shopping, cooking and working within the community.

As part of the role you will be working 1:1 or lead small groups of learners with special needs such as autism and physical disabilities.

As specialist provisions, the schools require someone who is open about working in special needs and is keen to develop their skills. As part of the role, we offer accredited CPD that include learning strategies, behaviour techniques and medical procedures. No previous experience is needed, but working in education, care homes or residential homes would be beneficial.

Main Duties:

  • Supporting students 1:1 with numeracy, literacy & sensory integration
  • Encouraging social skills and independent living through community work i.e. shopping, visiting the local farm & cooking
  • Assessing pupils' levels and ability
  • Behaviour management
  • Comfortable or open to supporting learners with personal care

Schools are looking for individuals who are:

  • Keen to learn and develop their skills in education
  • Adaptable, and able to work in a variety of settings
  • Interested in working in different environments
  • Committed and resilient
  • A valid DBS or on the update system

Here at Teaching Personnel, we strive to ensure that each and every candidate has an opportunity to find their ideal job. For a number of years, we are proud to have worked alongside fantastic institutions of learning (Primary, Secondary and SEN) to provide them with high quality teachers and support staff. We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in Support work, please apply now with your most recent CV and one of our consultants will be in contact with you!

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

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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