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Youth Worker – Wandsworth

We are looking for youth workers to support in an independent special school in Wandsworth who provide education for pupils who have autism or emotional behavioural needs from the age range of 5- 19 years.  This will be providing 1:1 support on core subjects and supporting pupils with managing their emotions and behaviour.  You will be required to plan sessions, extensive paid training is provided weekly so we are looking for individuals who have previous experience with behaviour needs or autism and have creative ideas! This will be a temporary to permanent contract of 17 term time weeks; we are looking for passionate support staff, who are looking for a career in special education needs.

Job specification

  • Understanding and experience working with behavioural needs and / or autism
  • Able to plan and deliver 1:1 sessions on Literacy , Numeracy and Science
  • Able to take the national primary and secondary curriculum and transfer into  interactive sessions
  • Must be available immediately
  • Able to commit to working in Hackney during term time 8.30 am to 3.30pm


  • Permanent contract available after 17 term time weeks
  • Support with professional development – school provide an induction programme and training in head office
  • GBP70- GBP75 daily rate dependant on experience
  • Behaviour of pupils is Good - Ofsted 2018 ‘ The school has a clear behaviour policy in place, which staff applies consistently. It carefully balances a range of rewards and sanctions in an effort to get the best from pupils. As a result, the school is a calm, orderly place for the most part.’

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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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