Education Support Worker
Salary: £15,795-17,218 gross per annum (pro rata for term time only)
Benefits: Academic year working (40 weeks per year) with 8 weeks paid holiday
Our client is a well-known, non-maintained, special residential school &college for children and young adults with speech, language and communication difficulties and other complex needs.
Our client is currently looking to bring on board a number of Educational Support Workers to work as part of the multi-disciplinary team, supporting our children and young adults within the educational setting. Shifts include some weekend work.
•Support pupils with special educational needs in a safe environment to make progress.
•Work within a multi-disciplinary team to promote pupil’s development, self-esteem, and academic progress.
•Ensure that the physical, emotional and other primary needs of the pupils are met effectively so that they make good progress in their learning and feel safe and well cared for.
•Help to deliver and evaluate teaching and learning activities.
•Motivate and encourage pupils as required by providing levels of challenge, individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks
•Monitor the pupil’s response to the learning activities and, where appropriate, modify and adapt the activities as agreed with the teacher to achieve the intended learning outcomes.
•Safeguarding – you will be trained to understand all aspects of safeguarding, with an emphasis on what this means for children and young people with disabilities.
The Ideal Candidate:
•Experience in an educational or residential setting
•Experience of working with children with special needs
•Literacy & Numeracy skills (GCSE Grade C minimum)
•Willingness to undertake further study – Cache Qualification: supporting Teaching and Learning
•Excellent communication skills both written and oral
•Excellent interpersonal skills
•Willing to undertake out of hours and weekend work
•Good humoured, positive in outlook and caring
Closing date: Thursday 11th October 2018
If you feel you’re the ideal candidate that our client is looking for, then send in your CV today by clicking the APPLY button below.
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