Youth Worker

Location: High Wycombe
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: HP12 YW 2
Salary: Competitive
Job Published: 28 days ago

Protocol Education are currently recruiting for Youth Workers to work alongside children and young adults with with Special Educational Needs at a Specialist Secondary School in Buckinghamshire. 

The students that you'll work with at the school will have either ASD/SLD/complex learning disabilities, challenging behaviour, SEMH needs or being identified as having a statement of an educational need or an Educational, health and care plan. The school pride themselves on their aim to support every child to develop their self-esteem, achieve challenging personal targets and develop an enthusiasm for learning so that they can make the most of opportunities presented to them. All staff work to inspire, motivate, challenge and support each pupil, no matter what their individual needs may be.

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
  • 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 confident in working closely with other staff and parents to bring about positive change for each child 
  • Be able to use their initiative in meeting the needs of the student, depending on their individual communication, and learning skills

The school:

  • Prides itself of having a carefully planned curriculum
  • Offers a supportive and encouraging ethos, to allow you to develop at your own pace 
  • Offers an environment where the potential of each child is at the heart of everything they do 
  • Allows opportunities for you to practice your leadership and/or creative skills
  • Close 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 £50 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 or email Abi at abigail.king@protocol-education

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.

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