Student Support Worker

Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: BJ160123SSW
Salary: £10.90 - 12.50 per hour + PAYE £250 referral
Job Published: 22 days ago

Student Support Worker 

A brilliant school in Shirehampton are looking to appointment a Youth Worker to support pupils with a wide range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) on a direct, 1:1 basis. These needs may include Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH), or Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC).

You will be a part of a collaborative support team that play an extremely important role in the lives of students throughout the school day.

Your experience does not necessarily need to be from a school environment, but rather working or volunteering in youth groups, sports coaching, after school clubs or the care sector to name a few! This role would also suit graduates with degrees in subjects such as Sociology, Psychology

Start date: 20th February 2023

Hours: 8.30am-3.30pm Monday to Friday (part time opportunities also available)

The successful applicant will:

  • Deal with situations calmly and sensitively
  • Be creative and ‘think outside of the box’ in their approach to supporting pupils with additional needs
  • Have strong abilities to develop strong and trusting relationships
  • Be a team player and able to work closely with other staff members and third parties
  • Care deeply about pupils academic, emotional, and personal development and have empathy for their individual circumstances 
  • Have a supportive and encouraging attitude, to inspire trust and to motivate students
  • Be able to use their initiative in meeting the needs of the student, depending on their individual communication, and learning skills
  • Have a proven track record of working with young people or vulnerable adults, either on a paid or voluntary basis - or have theoretic experience through studying/ education 
  • Have basic IT skills/ understanding

The school:

  • Regular recognition awards
  • Staff teams with a real ‘family’ feel
  • Has a new head teacher, making it an exciting time to join the school
  • On-site parking 
  • Will provide training and an induction
  • Easy access to public transport links

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. 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.

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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.

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