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Youth Worker

Posted 22/05/23
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Long Term

Secondary Pupil Referal Unit

Wakefield - Central

Beginning 06/23

Youth Worker

If you have a passion for Mental Health and well-being and believe in inclusive learning, maybe working as a SEND Teaching Assistant or Behaviour Mentor will be your next step forward in your career.

Or If you already work as a Behaviour Mentor or Teaching Assistant, looking to work with children and young people with Special Needs and Learning Disabilities, then we have a role for you.

I am currently working with a Special Needs school in the Wakefield area, seeking an enthusiatsic and pro-active Behaviour Mentor and or Teaching Assistant.

This setting caters to students with various complexities, behaviours that challenge, SEMH, Autism and some students who have extreme Anxiety.

As a Behaviour Mentor and or Teaching Assistant, you will be required to complete all day-to-day classroom activities and maintain continuous routines for pupils. In addition, you will be helping children hit their daily targets and even longer projects such as their short and long-term goals.

The Position:

  • Wakefield
  • Mix of KS2/3 class groups
  • Students with; Learning Disabilities, SEMH, Trauma, Autism, and Anxiety.
  • Students with CAMHS and ECHPs
  • 8:30am – 16:00pm – Monday through to Friday – Long term contract (term time only)
  • Immediate start

Applicant Requirements:

  • Ideally have experience working with children in a school setting – SEMH/Trauma/Autism/Therapy-related work
  • Must have a creative and positive mindset and want to make an impact in pupils educational and personal development


  • £80 – £100 per day
  • Weekly payments (Term Time only)
  • PAYE or Umbrella Options

Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting opportunity? If so, please either apply below or contact Jamie Martinez at Engage Education directly.

If you are not contacted within 2 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.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Youth Worker

Posted by Jamie Martinez
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