Youth Worker


EducationSEN Teaching Assistant Jobs

Hulme, Greater Manchester

£95 - £122 per day

Contract, Full time

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 3:45pm

Desirable Skills

SEN, Special Needs, SEMH, ASD, ADHD, 1 to 1, Autism, PRU, Mental Health, Psychology Graduate, Sociology Graduate, Youth Mentor, Youth Worker, Social Work, Social Services

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Job description

Secondary School

Youth Worker


Prospero teaching are working with a Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) school in Hulme, the school deals with students with additional needs and mental health issues

The role is starting as soon as possible, with a view to stay in the position for the academic year.

The school cater for pupils who have an educational plan to receive their education in a specialist provision, due to their learning needs.

The school take pupils who have been identified that mainstream education isnt the right setting for them.

The pupils are age 11-16 years old KS3/4 secondary all with EHCP plans and additional needs.

The pupils have usually experienced some form of trauma, neglect or chaotic home life or all of these things.

Your role is to build a connection with the young people and act and a mentor and role model for the students.

Due to the barriers the pupils have in the classroom, the role will entail forging strong relationships with pupils.

The role will see you using lots of mentoring skills (similar to that used in sports, drama, counselling) to help the individual engage with the school.

You will support the pupil in the classroom and out of the classroom on a more vocational basis.

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


Location - Hulme (M15)
Position - Youth Worker/ TA
Type of work - Classroom support
Contract or position start date - ASAP
Duration / Likely Duration - Full academic Year
Contract type (temp/perm/temp to perm) - Temporary - Permanent
Full time/part time - Full time
Minimum rate of pay - GBP95 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
GCSE Maths and English and Computer literate

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

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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.

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