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SEN Level 3 Community Support Worker

Job Description

Are you passionate about supporting students in their educational journey and helping them overcome challenges they may face? Do you possess the adaptability and resilience required to thrive in a dynamic school environment? Dunbar Education Recruitment Agency is seeking a Level 3 Community Support Worker to join our team in Milton Keynes.

About Us: Dunbar Education Recruitment Agency is dedicated to providing exceptional support to educational institutions and professionals alike. We are committed to matching talented individuals with rewarding opportunities that allow them to make a real difference in the lives of students.

Position: Level 3 Community Support Worker Location: Milton Keynes School Type: SEN School (11-18, all genders, predominantly SEMH profiles)

Non-Negotiables

  • DBS on the update service or willingness to obtain one
  • Minimum 6 months experience in a UK SEN setting
  • Access to own vehicle
  • Full -time - between the hours of 8-4 pm, with contact hours being between 9-3.

Responsibilities:

  • Support students with SEMH needs in managing their behaviour and emotions within the classroom and school environment
  • Organise and lead school visits and other activities outside of the classroom to provide holistic support and enrichment opportunities
  • Implement activities as planned by teachers, adapting them to meet the diverse needs of students with SEMH profiles
  • Manage deadlines such as marking papers and other administrative tasks while ensuring the emotional well-being of students remains a priority
  • Navigate changes and interruptions in work, including unplanned absences of staff and students, unexpected visits by parents and professionals, and supervisory duties with professionalism and empathy
  • Engage in sustained periods of physical activity, including bending, crouching, lifting, walking, and running during PE lessons, meeting students' personal care needs, and following approved procedures for physical interventions
  • Facilitate outdoor learning, lunchtimes, break times, and off-site educational activities in various weather conditions to foster social and emotional development.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with students with SEMH needs is highly desirable.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and under supervision.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting students with SEN.

If you are compassionate, adaptable, and dedicated to empowering students to reach their full potential, we want to hear from you! To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the perfect fit for this position.

Join us in creating a supportive and inclusive learning environment where every student feels valued and supported.

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