Senior Support Worker

Behaviour Mentor/Learning Mentor - Hillingdon, North West London

Ref: 327Monday 20 September 2021


Senior Support Worker  

NW London

Immediate start

Up to £20,000 pa – temp to perm


Do you have a passion and talent for supporting children and young people who require additional support?


Are you keen to make a difference to the lives of children and young people whilst building your experience and furthering your career in education?


I am working with a North West London Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) looking for an engaging and passionate Senior Support Worker for their secondary provision. I am looking to speak to professional and committed mentors, even if your experience is informal/voluntary, we want to hear from you!


Why this Senior Support Worker role?

You should apply for this Senior Support Worker opportunity if you are an experienced Teaching Assistant (TA) or Learning Support Assistant LSA looking for career progression. This is a rare opportunity for those who feel like they are ready to develop in their education career and take on more responsibilities. You will be a key member of staff expected to manage your time, provide essential support to students in KS3 and 4, liaise with parents and teachers, and provide intervention support.

Are you ready to make a job your own? The Senior Leadership Team are supportive and encourage creativity, so if you have a passion for something you will be encouraged to create a school activity programme around this. Whether it be, coding, engineering, horticulture, yoga, dance, mechanics ..anything you are passionate about, the floor is yours!


Why this school?

So many reasons! An opportunity to make a real social impact, purpose built premises, 8.30 – 4pm hours (3.30pm on Fridays!), clear career path, CPD, oh and did I mention the supportive and encouraging Senior Leadership Team?


Senior Support Worker requirements

  • Essential - Passion for working with young people who require additional support in order to access education and social development
  • Essential - Resilience, patience, calm manner
  • Essential - Experience of working in an education setting with a focus on behaviour and emotional regulation
  • Essential - Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships
  • Essential - Strong Literacy and Numeracy abilities, GCSE A-C minimum but graduates are encouraged to apply
  • Beneficial - Youth Mentor/Worker experience
  • Beneficial - Experience of working with Autism, ADHD, sensory processing difficulties and learning difficulties, or experience with SEMH, trauma, sensory processing, social communication



Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our Senior Support Worker opportunities, apply today….what have you got to lose?! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV to

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this.

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