Education Support Worker

Blackburn, Lancashire
Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£96 - £110 per day
  1. Long-term

Education Support Worker

Blackburn, Lancashire

Explore an enriching career opportunity as an Education Support Worker in Blackburn! Become an integral part of our vibrant team at an Alternative Provision School, located on the outskirts of Blackburn, with close links to Darwen. Our school is committed to unlocking the potential of students aged 5 to 16 by eliminating learning barriers and fostering positive impacts through exceptional teaching and learning experiences.

If you possess a deep passion for making a significant impact in the lives of students with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), complex needs, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and challenging behaviours, seize the exciting opportunity to shine as a dedicated Education Support Worker!

Working in close collaboration with our experienced and compassionate teaching staff, your key responsibilities will encompass:

  • Implementing personalised education plans.
  • Providing one-on-one or small group support to students.
  • Cultivating a nurturing and inclusive learning environment.
  • Collaborating with teachers, therapists, and parents to ensure a holistic educational approach.

Key requirements for this role include:

  • Genuine passion for working with students with special needs.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to the unique needs of each student.
  • Experience in supporting pupils with additional needs.
  • Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable), and professional reference checks.
  • CV covering the last 10 years of employment history where possible.
  • Legal right to work in the UK.

As a valued member of Tradewind Recruitment, you can enjoy numerous benefits, including:

  • Competitive daily rates ranging from £96 to £110.
  • Access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars, and resources through the National College for your professional development.
  • Flexible working options tailored to your preferences, including daily supply, long-term contracts, and permanent positions.
  • Commitment to your well-being, with recognition as a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for four consecutive years.
  • Equal Opportunities Employer status, reflecting our dedication to diversity and inclusion.

Join us in celebrating achievements and contribute to the success of our students as they transition to the next phase of their educational journey. Together, let's develop successful learners who are prepared for and can make a positive contribution to their future.

4 years
in a row!

We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 4th year running!

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