Graduate Special Educational Needs Support Worker, Wakefield

Vision for Education LtdWakefield
Date posted:
Start date: Immediate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £75 - £90 (per day)
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Graduate Special Educational Needs Support Worker

  • Wakefield
  • £75-£90 per day
  • Role through Vision for Education supply agency
  • Opportunities for permanent work for the right candidate - dependent on feedback and candidate availability 
  • You must have recent relevant experience working with children, young people or adults 

A fantastic opportunity with a October / November start for TWO Graduate staff members to utilise and build upon skills working with children and young people, acquired via a degree with placements or supporting part time employment, to commence a career in the education sector.

Our client is recruiting a term-time only Graduate Special Educational Needs Support Worker post within their highly regarded specialist provision.  A high level of training and support will be provided, along with excellent career opportunities.

The Special Educational Needs Support Worker post involves integrating into their specialist setting and ways of working with emphasis on delivering high standards or education and outcomes, developing young people holistically and supporting them to achieve, fulfil their ambitions and become healthy, happy, productive members of society.

This is a multifaceted role requiring resilience, patience, flexibility, stability, optimism and a talent for engaging vulnerable or previously disengaged young learners. You will wear many ‘hats’ whilst supporting and developing them socially, emotionally and academically and become used to operating according to Nurture Principles and Restorative Practice. The Graduate Special Educational Needs Support Worker role involves working within a staff team with Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Outreach Workers and Pastoral Leaders.

We are ideally seeking candidates from Psychology, Health and Social Care, Youth Work, Special Educational Needs, Childhood Studies, Education Studies, Social Work, Children Young People and Families Studies, Counselling or those from a curriculum subject background considering a role in teaching.

In order to be considered for this role we will need to be able to obtain at least 2 detailed references. These should cover placements, degree studies and any previous employment related to the role.

We have a strong record of securing permanent or contracted posts for our staff where these are available.  Vision for Education are proud to be regarded as a high quality provider of Special Educational Needs Teachers, SEMH staff, Alternative Provision, Pastoral Workers and Support Staff to the sector.

You can expect a warm, friendly,  knowledgeable service and opportunities to develop your experience in a supportive well managed way. There will be access to a broad range of Training provided FREE OF CHARGE to ensure that you are work ready. Including training in Autism, PDA, Attachment, De-escalation, Safe Restraint, Child Protection in Education and many more.

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 must be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check. This must be registered with 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 accredited online Educare training package comprising 31 courses

Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.

Refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.

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

How to apply

Apply today via this website, or contact our Huddersfield SEND team for an initial discussion on 01484 642928 or


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