Autism Support Worker, Kirklees

Vision for Education LtdKirklees
Date posted:
Start date: Flexible
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £65 - £75 (per day)
Contract term: Supply
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Autism Support Worker

  • Kirklees
  • £65 - £75 per day
  • Flexible supply hours – part and full time (Flexible start dates from September 2019)
  • Relevant experience working with children, young people or adults in the past few years is essential for this role through Vision for Education - please contact us if you have any questions regarding what experience is essential.

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a number of Autism Support Workers to join our successful supply team and work in a local SEN setting within Kirklees.

The role

Working as part of a dynamic and creative SEN Supply team, the Autism Support Worker will focus on delivering specialist 1:1 support to young learners with Autism, whilst also providing general classroom support for a class of children with additional Special Needs. We have a requirement for full and part time staff within this setting.

The school

Vision for Education is looking for a number of committed and successful Autism Support Worker to join their motivated team. This particular setting cater for students from KS1 – KS5 who suffer from ASD. Every student is completely different and may present additional needs including none-verbal / and requiring personal care. Vision for Education are looking for specialist Autism Support workers who have experience in dealing with ASD across the spectrum.


To be considered for the Autism Support Worker position, you will:

Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in a specialist ASD environment or similar setting working with children, young people or adults (essential)

Be experienced in working with smaller nurture groups to boost attainment.

Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.

Team teach is required in some settings therefore willingness to learn is essential.

Ideally have experience supporting learners on a daily basis.

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. 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 worth £350.

Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.

£50 refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.

Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are a qualified Special Needs 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 / what experience is required and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Huddersfield SEND team on 01484 642928.


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