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Date Added: Tue 27/10/2020

Visual Impairment Support Worker

Huddersfield, UK
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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £60 - £70 / daily

Visual Impairment Support Worker



Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications.  The minimum experience, training, or qualifications required for this position is previous experience supporting young people with visual impairment.

The role

We are currently recruiting for a Visual Impairment Support Worker to provide classroom support for students with a visual impairment in a secondary mainstream school.  The position is full-time, to start as soon as possible and is on a long-term basis.

You will have excellent organisational and communication skills as you must be able to  liaise collaboratively with colleagues across the school to overcome barriers and modify learning approaches for the visually impaired students.

You must also be approachable, inspiring, enthusiastic and be able to quickly build relationships.


To be considered for the Visual Impairment Support Worker position you will:

  • Have experience working with visually impaired students
  • Have Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent) Grade C or above
  • Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of Support Workers

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults.  We take our responsibilities extremely seriously.  All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people.  We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.  We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company Tes Global.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria)
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period)
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support

How to apply

If you are a Visual Impairment Support Worker who can enthuse, motivate, and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Secondary Education team on 01484 642892.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.



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