Youth Worker


EducationSEN Teaching Assistant Jobs

Birmingham, West Midlands

£90 - £130 per day

Temp to Perm, Full time

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Youth Worker

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Job description

Prospero Teaching is looking for a resilient and energetic Youth worker to support students in a Secondary SEMH Alternative Provision in Birmingham.

The school is for students in Key Stage 2 Key Stage 4, many of whom have found it difficult to be successful in a mainstream school and some with an Educational Health and Care Plan (EHCP). The school is a provision for a range of needs, including autistic spectrum disorder, Aspergers Syndrome, speech and language difficulties and severe social, emotional and mental health difficulties, for example, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD),

Class sizes are small with a teaching assistant to support each class. The school differentiates the curriculum to ensure all pupils can access it, for example, by grouping, 1:1 work, teaching style, content of the lesson. For KS2 or KS3 pupils on a short-term placement, the school have a Nurture provision.

Located in Birmingham the school is easily accessed by public transport with bus stops nearby. The school has onsite parking available.

The position is open to all experienced and those who have a strong background in youth work or have any other experience of mentoring children and young adults. Depending on performance, the school would look at either extending the contract or offering a permanent position.


Location Birmingham
Position Youth Worker/ TA
Type of work Classroom support
Contract or position start date September
Duration / Likely Duration Full academic Year
Full time/part time Full time
Minimum rate of pay GBP90 per day
Hours Mon Fri (term time only)


Previous experience in a similar setting / SEMH/ PRU
LEVEL 2 Teaching Assistant/or equivalent and above is preferable
Up to date Safeguarding training issued in the last year
Team Teach qualified (or signed up to attend the with our agency)


Hold Right to Work in the UK
Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application
Provide two professional child related references that cover at least the last two years


Prospero Teaching is acting as an employment business/education recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register and have passed all safeguarding/vetting checks with Prospero Teaching in order to fill this vacancy. Any adult working with children and vulnerable young people are responsible for safeguarding and protecting the welfare of the children and young people.

Prospero Teaching is able to offer the successful candidate:

Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and behaviour management
In-house Training and Development Team

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