Location: Handsworth Wood Discipline: SEND
Job Type: Full Time, Long Term Salary: £85-£90 per day
Contact: Adam Hughes Contact Email: adam@ysaeducation.co.uk
Contact Phone: 02475900000 Job Reference: PS0052

Children’s Support Worker 1:1

Temp to Perm

Handsworth Wood B23

YSA Education are currently looking for residential support workers, looking for a new role as a SEN Teaching Assistant to work within a school educational environment across Birmingham, Handsworth Wood.

YSA Education are working with a SEN School in Handsworth Wood who are looking for x2 1:1 support workers. The role is to start ASAP and an opportunity to go permanent after 20 weeks.

We are currently looking for passionate, resilient and understanding care workers looking to transition into working within education settings and make a difference in the care that young people receive and help raise attainment. Your role as a SEN Teaching Assistant would be to work 1:1 to support the pupils in year 6 class on a full-time, long-term basis alongside the Teacher.

Role Requirements:

  • A nurturing individual with a passion for working with children looking to transition to working within a school environment.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, alongside teaching staff.
  • Prior experience of working with individuals with medical/emotional and/or challenging behaviour.
  • Able to use their initiative to support learning.
  • Comfortable with personal care.
  • Phonic or PECs training would be advantageous.


  • Typical full-time school hours (08:30am-3:30pm)
  • Long-term until the end of the academic year to permanent roles.
  • £85-£90 per day.
  • DBS refund.


  • DBS on the update service or willing to get one.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.
  • Experience working within a residential care setting. SEMH/PMLD/personal care.

The suitable applicants must have experience or willing to gain experience within special needs. Support will be provided for any individual with care background looking to transition into a role within a school as a teaching assistant. To apply, send your CV to adam@ysaeducation.co.uk to be considered for these roles.

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