Accessibility Links

College Support Worker

  • Location: Bracknell
  • Start date: 26 Jun 2017
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10908227
  • Branch: Hounslow/Berkshire
  • Consultant: Katrina Miklausic
  • Call: 01895 451 970
Job description
Would you like to support a child with special needs on their journey through college?

We are assisting with the recruitment of a special school in the Berkshire area for a college support worker. The role is full time during term time and they are searching for a responsible and calm person to accompany a pupil both in and out of lessons. There is an element of educational support as well as emotional support for these vulnerable teenagers. Previous experience working with secondary aged pupils with special needs and mental health issues are desirable but not essential. A hard working person with a willingness to learn and think on their feet.

The job description is below:
• To support each child/ young person to maintain safe and appropriate relationships within the college environment (either via direct supervision or through encouraging discussion - as directed by the Home Manager and College Safeguarding Team).
• To supervise each child/ young person within the classroom, practical session or work experience setting.
• To support each child/ young person to arrange college finances, bursaries etc., and to pay for equipment or trips.
• To supervise each child/ young person travelling to and from college as required.
• To support each child/ young person to complete homework/ course work on days off or during study time.
• To value and nurture each child/ young person as an individual with talents, strengths and abilities that can develop over time.
• To take an interest in all aspects of the young person's life and well-being; and to ensure, with guidance from the Home Manager, that individualised needs are met.
• To treat each child/ young person with dignity and respect.
• To promote the health and well-being of each child/ young person.
• To help each child/ young person to express his views, wishes and feelings.
• To advocate for each child/ young person when needed.
• To contribute to and work in accordance with each child/ young person's Placement Plan.
• To support each child/ young person's therapy programme (facilitating appointments, assisting with homework, encouraging discussions, and practicing therapeutic strategies as required).
- To support young people to enjoy and achieve at college, at home, at work and within the local community.

If you are interested in applying for this role please get in touch asap with an updated CV.

Please note: 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, at a cost of £44.00.
Similar jobs
  • SEMH Teaching Assistant
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Barking & Dagenham
  • SEMH Teaching Assistant Special Needs Teaching Assistants required in Primary schools ASAP. Day-to-day/ long term temporary positions available. Competitive pay-rates
  • Care and Education Support Worker
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Doncaster
  • We are working with a specialist residential school, who offer flexible education and care for up to 52 weeks per year, for people aged 11 to 19. The people they support have complex needs including
  • PRU Classroom Assistant
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Rotherham
  • ••• Teaching Assistant ••• ••• PRU - Pupil Referral Unit ••• ••• Rotherham ••• Protocol Education are currently working with a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) based in Rotherham
  • SEN Teaching Assistant (SLD/PMLD)
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Barking & Dagenham
  • SEN Teaching Assistant (SLD/PMLD) Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistants required in Primary schools ASAP. Day-to-day/ long term temporary positions available. Competitive pay-rates
  • SEN Teaching Assistant (ASD/EBD)
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Location: Barking & Dagenham
  • SEN Teaching Assistant (ASD/EBD) Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistants required in primary schools ASAP. Day-to-day/ long term temporary positions available. Competitive pay-rates
Latest news
Protocol Testimonial: Gabi (New Zealand)
Protocol Testimonial: Gabi (New Zealand)
Here’s some great feedback from one of our New Zealand Primary teachers who is currently living in Bristol. What made you decide to teach i
Read blog
19/07/17
Testimonial - Another Happy Essex Teacher!
Testimonial - Another Happy Essex Teacher!
Here is a testimonial from one of Protocol Education Essex's very happy Teacher: "As another successful year ends I would like to extend my thanks a
Read blog
18/07/17
How to... The Payroll Process
How to... The Payroll Process
If you have ever found yourself confused or bemused by timesheets or payroll processes then this is the post for you! We are pleased to announce the
Read blog
26/06/17
Protocol Testimonial: Kaitlin (Canada)
Protocol Testimonial: Kaitlin (Canada)
What made you decide to teach in England? - It can be difficult to find a teaching job in Ontario, so I decided to take a big step and move to Engla
Read blog
22/06/17
Protocol Testimonial: Alyce (Australia)
Protocol Testimonial: Alyce (Australia)
In September 2016 I was interviewed in Melbourne by Mr. Ashley Eastwood, on behalf of the Learning in Harmony Trust. This was my first interview thro
Read blog
22/06/17
View all news
CPD REC Investors in People UKAS