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Date Added: Thu 17/12/2020

Autism Specialist Support Worker

Cadbury Heath, UK
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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £60 - £65 / daily

Autism Specialist Support Worker

Do you have experience of supporting pupils with SEN requirements, additional needs, or disabilities?

Are you passionate about supporting children with Special Educational Needs?

Role: Autism Specialist Support worker, KS3-4

Salary: GBP60-65 per day


Teaching Personnel are currently working alongside a diverse secondary school in the Kingswood area of Bristol who are looking to recruit proactive candidates as Autism specialist support workers. This role is full-time and provides the opportunity to gain experience and training. The role will be supporting a child with additional needs 1:1 and within small groups at a mainstream KS3-4 classroom as an Autism specialist support worker.

The school:

  • A 'Good' Ofsted school with improving results and new facilities
  • Exciting organisation offering career advancing opportunities for ambitious new staff within a supportive academy environment
  • Inspiring and inclusive learning community where staff and students are supported
  • Accessible transport links near ring road (A4174), Bath and public transport from Bristol City Centre

The ideal candidate:

Will -

  • Be able to commit to a long-term role
  • Have a respectful and professional manner towards pupils and staff within the school
  • Offer practical help and emotional support to children experiencing short or long-term difficulties
  • Can work alongside a classroom teacher and liaise with parents and SENCO
  • Have a positive, patient, empathetic and sensitive approach whilst working with students 1:1 and in small groups, assisting children through therapy sessions and bespoke care programmes
  • Support students with communication, feedback, and social activities
  • Encourage confidence, self-esteem, and independence

Must -

  • Have experience of working within a similar environment or supporting individuals with similar needs and be confident working with children with a range of Special Needs
  • The right to work within the UK
  • The ability to provide two references from your most recent employers
  • All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid child workforce Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Benefit from -

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Rewarding Job Satisfaction
  • Great work-life balance with school holidays

What Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • Specialist trained consultants - supporting you in finding your ideal role
  • Full access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training
  • If your friend or colleague works through us for at least five days, you will be entitled to a £50 bonus!
  • Supporting your COVID-secure safe return to work


If you are interested in applying for this role or have any questions, please email your CV to our recruiter Ewan: #removed# or call the friendly Bristol office on 0117 239 1557

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