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3 Specialist Pupil Support Workers - Ysgol Y Deri (Penarth & Barry Campus)

Cyngor Bro Morgannwg
About us
Ysgol Y Deri is a Special School for pupils aged between 3 and 19 years, which caters for a wide and diverse range of differently able pupils.
We have state of the art facilities and work with every child as an individual, ensuring that their educational and therapeutic needs are met, enabling them to flourish both within our school and when they leave.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic team. We believe school should be unmissable.
We are looking for someone who truly wants to make a difference to young people's lives; someone willing to be the difference. Someone who wants to help our students fulfil their potential by giving them a chance to change; someone who can help our pupils engage and enjoy life affirming experiences.
About the Role
Pay Details: Grade 7 £30,296 - £33,945 + SEN allowance (pro rata)

Hours of Work / Weeks per year / Working Pattern: 37 hours per week. Term time only (39 weeks)

Main Place of Work: Ysgol Y Deri, Penarth Site


The governing body wish to appoint a dynamic, caring and energised pupil support worker to join our amazing Pupil Suppot Team.

Under the direction of the Headteacher, the post holder will give specialist advice and support to school to ensure the physical, social and emotional needs of the young people are effectively met.

The post holder will be an active member of the YYD provisions working across Vale settings and will provide primary prevention and early support as well as modelling how to work effectively with young people. The role includes recording, evaluating and reflecting on all aspects of student behaviour.

They will provide practical support, guidance and training in behaviour management and associated strategies to support students' learning.

They will contribute to advice and guidance to promote the schools universal provision aspects related to ASC and ALN.

The school focus is on inspiring change within our pupils to ensure their successful future.

About you
This would ideally suit someone who loves working with children and young people, someone who loves to impart knowledge and support them to thrive.
The candidate must have the ability to establish appropriate and effective nurturing relationships with children and young people. They are required to be humble, yet confident, enthusiastic yet understand the need for boundaries.
Applicants must have the ability to view behaviour as communication and have a questioning mindset around this to help formulate skills to teach to improve pupils self regulation and skills for life.
The post holder will have a very strong track record in working successfully with children and young people with a range of ALN presentations, including ASC, and emotional mental health needs.
We are looking for someone who truly wants to make a difference to young people's lives; someone willing to be the difference.
We are looking for someone who recognises the importance of both high support and high challenge. There will be a focus on breaking down barriers that hamper access to learning.
The post holder is required to support students in developing coping strategies and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Qualities needed are the ability to be intune with own emotional state, personal regulation and to remain calm under pressure. Good listening skills are crutial.
This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidates to join a successful and rapidly expanding school.

An enhanced and barred child and adult DBS check will be required for these posts.

Please note: We are unable to accept CV's. An application form must be completed.

DBS Check Required: Enhanced

EWC Registration Details: It is a statutory requirement that applicants for these posts have to be registered with the Education Workforce Council before they can start work in a school. If you are not already registered further information including how to register can be found at

How to apply
For Further Information, contact: Viv Burbidge-Smith
Take a look at our website, and our social media pages Facebook - Ysgol Y Deri Special School
Twitter - @YsgolYDeri @DeriYsgolPrim @yydsecondary

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