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
  • Preferred supplier to 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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