We are currently looking for a Support Worker to work in a specialist setting based in Gateshead. The school provides an education for students who can’t go to a mainstream school, because of exclusion, illness or other reasons and would not otherwise receive suitable education. The particular groups you are working with will be KS1 and KS2 children that are in transition to this new environments.
You will ideally will have a passion for working with young people aged 2-11 years old. The work can be very highly rewarding; however it can also be challenging too so you need to be resilient, clam, composed and have the ability to manage challenging behaviour in the school. Many students have challenging home lives and have complex communication needs, learning difficulties or are autistic and some occasionally present with challenging behaviours.
If you are a recent graduate looking to build upon your experience then this might be one for you as they pay above avarage salaries if you go on to be a permement member of staff.
Protocol Education has been placing teaching professionals in a range of settings for many years. We are a REC accredited and audited company, this means we really take safeguarding seriously and are a leading fully compliant provider within the education sector. We have a large office network that stretches from the North East to the South West and most areas in-between.
- Competitive rates that reflect your level of experience and responsibility
- FREE continuous professional development
- FREE webinars
- Access to join our ECT networking community
- CV writing assistance and marketing
- Consistent Support by our friendly, caring and approachable team
Protocol Education adheres to the following from its Support Workers:
• A DBS certificate with a live subscription to the update service or be willing to get one
• Two professional references within the last three years
• Someone who is committed to the safeguarding of young people
If this sounds like you - don't delay, apply today!
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further 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.
Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.