ASC School Support Worker – Harborne – ASAP

Posted 2 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
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Job Description

ASC School Support Worker – Harborne – ASAP

Location: Harborne, Birmingham
Start Date: ASAP
SEN specialism: ASC
Contract: Full Time – Ongoing
Pay rate: £75-85 per day

A supportive and ambitious Special Needs School in Harborne, Birmingham is seeking a full time enthusiastic, dynamic, caring and resilient School Based Support Worker to support pupils who have been identified with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC). This exciting new role is to start ASAP on a long term basis.

** Interviews are being held end of November **

Register your interest today with Twenty4Seven Education by calling Katie/Allan from the Birmingham office.

The School:
This ‘Good’ Ofsted rated SEN School caters for pupils aged 11-19 with ASC, some of whom are resident during term time. Their students have a very wide range of abilities and needs, from those with severe learning difficulties through to those successfully completing GCSE courses. The school is situated on a beautiful site, with lots of outdoor learning opportunities.

Ideal candidate:
* A recognised Teaching Assistant qualification – CACHE Level 2/3 Certificate in Support Teaching and Learning or equivalent would be advantageous but not essential
* Experience of supporting pupils identified with having SEND – particularly ASC
* Good knowledge of the National Curriculum
* Have the ability to effectively manage behaviour using positive strategies
* Team Teach trained or equivalent is desirable
* Demonstrate excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
* Have the ability to form positive professional relationships with young children and staff

* Minimum of 3 months experience of working with children in an educational or similar setting
* Professional reference checks to cover the last 2 years
* Legal right to work in the UK
* Enhanced DBS registered to the Update Service or willingness to pay and apply for a new certificate
* Excellent knowledge of safeguarding children and young adults – you will need an up to date Safeguarding Training Certificate (we provide FREE Safeguarding Training)

The key benefits for working with Twenty 4 Seven Education are:
** Your own dedicated and friendly consultant who is available 24/7
** Competitive rates of pay
** £100 referral scheme for both you and those you recommend (uncapped)*
** FREE or heavily discounted CPD courses including a certified Level 2 Teaching Assistant course, British Sign Language certification, Mental wellbeing of children certification and Paediatric first aid
** FREE 1:1 Education Support CPD training
** FREE Safeguarding training
** Early notification of training/courses/workshops
** Minimal administration (no time sheets!)

What you need to do now:
If you’re interested in joining us, please click ‘apply’ and your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process.

Twenty4Seven Education provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. As members of the REC Twenty4Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.