Student Support Worker

Location: North Somerset
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: BJ200722SSW
Salary: £10.90 - 12.50 per hour + PAYE £250 referral
Job Published: 28 days ago

Student Support Worker

An exciting opportunity for Student Support Worker has arised at a Secondary School in North Somerset. The role will be to work with a Year 7 child (Aged 11) with Autism on a 1:1 basis.

The school are keen to hear from motivated individuals with strong communication skills to support the learning of its students who have a range of additional needs. Experience in an education setting is desirable, however those with transferable skills from alternative sectors such as Care, Youth or Social Work, as well as Psychology/ Sociology graduates are encouraged to apply. 

Start: 1st September. Full time only 8.30am-3.00pm.

The role involves:  

  • Working with a child that requires additional support in the classroom
  • Creating a safe and encouraging learning environment where students can make the most of their education
  • Supporting with the educational, behavioural and social development of the students
  • Communicating with both students and teaching staff 
  • Providing wellbeing support 
  • Working collaboratively with the class teacher, SENDCo and phase leaders 
  • Developing strategies and techniques to support students 

The school:

  • Are passionate about providing an environment where staff can develop at whatever stage they are in their career
  • Value work/ life balance and work hard to ensure it is a high priority
  • Work in a house system with vertical tutor groups
  • Offers an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Is close to public transport links
  • Modern building with excellent facilities 
  • Large car park
  • Full induction/ training provided 

In addition, Protocol Education can offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • FREE continued professional development training (CPD) including Team Teach
  • Ongoing honest, friendly, and professional support from our dedicated team of experts
  • A £250 bonus if you introduce someone new to Protocol Education, as a thank you

If this is an opportunity that excites you, we strongly encourage you to Apply Now!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see 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’. We also 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.

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