Child Support Worker

Vision for Education LtdLeeds

Job type: Contract, Full time

Location: South Leeds, West Yorkshire

£10 - £11 per hour + Negotiable 

Recruiter: Vision for Education

Sector: Education

Job title: Child Support Worker - Schools 

Are you passionate about working with children, or about wanting to work with children?

Do you have experience supporting children and/or adults with Special Educational Needs? If so, then we would like to hear from you immediately.

Don’t have experience working with children but are an experienced Support Worker/Residential Care Worker or Sports Coach then please do get in touch as the school would really like to meet with you as well.

Immediate Start Available

The Role

As a Child Support Worker, you will be supporting these pupils with Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour to work to the best of their ability in order to make the most of their education and learning.

Your role will be to build relationships with the pupils in order to adapt to their personalised approach to learning to help them achieve their individual outcomes and guide them towards their aspirations for the future.

You will support pupils to develop self-confidence and take pride in their work to increase positive attitudes to learning and build on their key skills.

The School

The environment in which you will be working is in an all-age generic school serving South Leeds. 

The school caters for pupils with a wide range of learning needs from moderate to severe learning difficulties, complex needs, Asperger’s and Autism.

The school is committed to providing an environment in which all pupils can feel safe, happy, accepted and integrated, so that they are able to develop to their full potential.


A minimum of 6 months experience working with children, young people or adults with autism

Available full time Monday-Friday 08:30-15:30

Have a DBS on the update service or be willing to get one.

Be Team Teach Trained or be willing to attend our 1 day (free) course

Happy to support with pupils personal care if required

Benefits of the role:

Excellent hourly 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 of up to £125 bonus per referral.

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


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.

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

How to apply:

If you are an ambitious and motivated Child Support Worker who can enthuse, encourage and engage with students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.


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