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Youth Support Worker

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Job description

Are you committed to making a difference in young lives?

Are you passionate about working with young people?

Do you want a new challenge in an exciting environment?

The successful Youth Support Worker will support students in class across an adapted curriculum within a specialist setting. Due to some of the students displaying challenging behaviour you will need to have the ability to use your iniative in challenging situations. 

The school, provides these children with a calm and positive environment where the pupils can flourish and succeed. This has been achieved through the hard work of the teachers and their assistants in developing strong relationships with these pupils allowing for a sense of trust which leads to academic achievement. 

Having experience in supporting children who display challenging behaviour or have a variety of SEN is not essential but beneficial to fully flourish within this Youth Support Worker role. However, experience of a Sporting background in coaching or teaching would be desired but not essential.

The school is located in Cardiff so it easily accessible by car, bus and train.

To be successful in your application, you must be able to provide evidence of this as skills and experience.

Please be aware that all applicants will be subject to background checks and will need a current DBS certificate (update service registered). 

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am-3.30pm approximately, but you may be offered additional duties and responsibilities outside of these hours.

What you can expect from 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
  • GBP60 a day or above
  • 13 weeks off per year

If this Youth Support Work Role sounds like something which you would really excel in, or if you want to hear about other vacancies, please send over your up to date CV. We look forward to hearing from you in due course. 


CORONAVIRUS NOTICE:- During these ever-changing times we find ourselves in, Teaching Personnel are still fully operational and still in conversations with our client schools to ensure their staffing levels are managable when the schools reopen. We are interviewing remotely and all in line with Covid19 advice from the Welsh Government. 

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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