Autism Support WorkerPosted 18/09/23
TraINEE Youth Worker – Special Needs
I am currently working in partnership with a special school in Southwark who are requiring an autism support worker to support students in primary class.
This role will be working with learners with social, emotional and mental health
issues and or a diagnosis of Autism. This is a fantastic school which puts the
learners at the forefront of everything they do.
The schools key strengths include their vision and values, which shape their daily
practice; their curriculum, which ensures all pupils learn the right things at the right
time; their model of social inclusion, which supports pupils to develop strong
interpersonal relationships; the staff team, who are utterly committed to the pupils
Due to the nature of this role you will need to be able to evidence an in date moving
and handling certificate.
Working with a small class of children to support their time in education
Be able to adapt to the needs of the child in lessons and assist them in their school
Promote positive behaviour and encourage the children to stay on task
Clarifying and explaining any questions or instructions given to the pupil
Experience working with people with learning difficulties
Experience in a SEN education setting is ideal
Team Teach training is desirable but is something that Engage can provide you with
Enhanced DBS on the update service or willing to take one out
We are Engage Education, the most trusted education recruitment agency, with
professional development and support at our core.
● Get paid in line with national scales (AWR compliant)
● Free CPD sessions
● Your own dedicated consultant
● £150 ‘Refer a Friend’ bonus
● Wellbeing support, travel discounts, and retail offers from our partners
How to apply
You can apply for this role below or get in touch with us directly. All applicants
require the appropriate qualifications, and all teachers require a formally-recognised
If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been
unsuccessful for this role.
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