Educational Support Workers

Posted 19 May by The Aurora Group

Are you looking for a new opportunity within the Health and Social care industry OR looking to start your career?

The Aurora group are looking for Educational Support Workers to work alongside our Teachers to assist our students at Boveridge College based in the beautiful setting of Cranborne, Dorset which sits in 16 acres of listed gardens and has a wider 50 acre campus.

Boveridge College works with students aged 16 – 25 with conditions such as complex anxiety, mental health, Autism and, or associated difficulties to re-engage in education whilst gaining independent living skills.


This is a classroom based position for Term times (38 weeks, 40 hours per week Monday to Friday)
Hours - 8.30am – 5pm

Responsibilities of an Educational Support Worker:

  • Build positive relationships with the students.
  • To provide a safe, clean and supportive environment.
  • Encourage and promote independence within the educational setting.
  • Assist with education, recreational and teaching activities.
  • Ability to positively reduce and control anxieties and behaviours you may find challenging.
  • Have an empathetic and caring nature/ approach to our students. 

Requirements of an Educational Support Worker:

  • Good interpersonal and team working skills.
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Experience previously working within an SEN or Care environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • A genuine passion and interest within Health and Social Care.
  • To provide details for a pre-employment Safeguarding checks.

Benefits to you:

  • Fully funded access to your NVQ Level 3.
  • Competitive pay rates of £8.75 - £9.40 depending on qualifications.
  • Dedicated and experienced team of staff to support you within your journey.
  • Fully paid detailed induction with ongoing training throughout your career.
  • Opportunities for progression
  • DBS provided by Aurora Group.
  • Refer a friend scheme of £400. 

If this opportunity is something of interest, please contact the Recruitment team on or email

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care.

Reference: 40408539

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