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SEN Support Worker
contract type
contract terms
Short-term/day-to-day supply, Long-term
£70 to £90 per day
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20 May 2022
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Vision for Education are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and strong SEN Support Worker for a setting in Blackpool, starting immediately.

About the role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a committed SEN Support Worker to make a difference to pupils lives and their experience of education.

The successful SEN Teaching Assistant will be tasked with working with classes made up of students with SEN needs aged between 6 and 16 years old in small group and 1:1 settings.

Working under the direction of the class teacher, the ideal SEN Teaching Assistant will be energetic, flexible, positive and patient, with an ability to build strong working relationships with young people with barriers to learning. Experience working with EHCPs and individualised curricula is advantageous.

Duties will include:

  • Supporting the class teacher to deliver work in accordance with the National Curriculum or individualised curricula based on EHCPs.
  • Assisting the class teacher with behaviour management.
  • Running small group and 1:1 sessions with direction from the class teacher.
  • Ensuring the best possible progress for all students you work with.

About the school

The setting in Blackpool are seeking and engaging and proactive PRU Support Worker to join their motivated team. A warm and inclusive environment, they provide bespoke, child-centred, high quality education programmes, which aim to ensure that all the students individual educational needs are met. They offer provision for a range of students aged between 6 and 16, across KS2, KS3 and KS4, as a result of Managed Moves, Permanent Exclusions or out of area placements, meeting the needs of a diverse group of young people with a range of complex learning needs, social and emotional difficulties and challenging behaviour.

The school would particularly welcome candidates with experience of delivering numeracy, literacy or vocabulary related interventions.


To be considered for the role of SEN Support Worker you will:
  • Have experience working with either small groups or 1:1 with students who may demonstrate challenging behaviour and who may have Special Educational Needs.
  • Be able to provide a safe and positive learning environment and de-escalate any threatening or aggressive behaviour.
  • Mentor and engage with the students, successfully delivering specifically designed educational packages
  • Be confident and have a positive approach that engages students in their learning
  • Have excellent classroom management skills
  • Ideally have experience leading Numeracy, Literacy or Vocabulary related interventions.
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Previous experience in a behaviour/support role
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.

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. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

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 training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Dave Travis on 01772 669 322 or email
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