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SEND Support worker

Posted 15 April by Engage Education
Salary icon £80.00 - £100.00 per day
Location icon Barking , Essex

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Position Overview:

As a SEND Support Worker, you will play a crucial role in supporting students with Autism Spectrum Condition as well as other Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. Working closely with an experienced SENCO and teaching staff, you will provide personalised support and guidance to students, helping them to access the curriculum, develop essential skills and build confidence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-to-one and small group support to students with ASC, both in and out of the classroom.
  • Assist students with academic tasks, including reading, writing, and numeracy, adapting teaching methods to suit individual learning styles.
  • Implement strategies and interventions to support students' social communication, emotional regulation, and independence.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other professionals to develop and implement individualised education plans (IEPs) and behaviour support plans (BSPs).
  • Monitor student progress, behaviour, and well-being, and communicate effectively with parents and colleagues.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) and/or SEND in an educational or support setting is desirable.
  • A genuine passion for supporting individuals with SEND (special educational needs and disabilities) and a commitment to promoting their inclusion and well-being.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Patience, empathy, and resilience in supporting students with diverse needs.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to respond effectively to the changing needs of students and situations.

Why Join Us:

  • A supportive and collaborative school community committed to inclusive education and professional development.
  • Opportunities for ongoing training and career progression.

If you are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of students with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) and are dedicated to their success, we would love to hear from you!

Engage Education is a widely recognised, award-winning education recruitment company. We pride ourselves on the high levels of customer service and professional development that we offer our teachers and support staff. We:

  • Offer an excellent 'refer a friend’ scheme that pays you £150 for each candidate you refer to us after they have worked and been paid for their first 10 days
  • Pay in line with the Agency Worker Regulations (AWR) meaning you will be paid equally to a permanent employee
  • Ensure that you will have your own dedicated consultant who will provide ongoing support and guidance
  • Give you access to a wide range of CPD training through our in-house team of experienced senior leaders

Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting opportunity? If so, please either apply below or contact Jessica Teixeira @ Engage Education SEND directly.

If you are not contacted within 3 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful in this role. However, we will keep your CV and continue to help you in your search for a job within education.

Engage Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

By applying for this role, you are consenting to Engage Education Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.

Reference: 52474795

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