Education Support Officer

Education Support Officers (ESO) work within a classroom setting either on a 1-2-1 basis or with a small group of young adults.

Level 2 and 3 Teaching Assistant and Manual Handling qualifications are preferable for this role, along with experience of working with 16+ students.

As an ESO you’ll be expected to:

  • Provide support 1-2-1 or in groups within lessons
  • Act as a scribe in lessons
  • Provide personal care
  • Help students get around.

ESOs are needed to support individuals with a variety of different needs including:

  • Learning difficulties
  • Autism
  • Hearing and visual impairments
  • Social and behavioural difficulties.

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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