Volunteer Opportunities


Role Description

Brackley STEAM Park Academy are seeking passionate and ambitious volunteers to support class sessions with pupils ages 4-11. As a Student Volunteer, you will be assisting with various day-to-day tasks including after school STEAM clubs to support the educational provision and extracurricular activities for pupils with SEND. You will collaborate closely with us to deliver captivating lessons and support their learning including one-to-one and listen to them read. By volunteering with us as a student teacher or educator volunteer, you will have the opportunity to develop valuable skills in teaching, leadership, primary education and communication to advance skills and experience whilst having a love for learning. This is an on-site role located in Brackley, West Northamptonshire.

Experience & Skills

  • Experience working with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) but not required
  • Ability to support pupils in a calm and quiet class setting including busier sessions
  • Understanding of social emotional mental health and its impact on learning
  • Familiarity with various needs, such as ASD, dyspraxia, dyslexia, ADHD, and PDA
  • Ability to encourage independent play and exploration
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    Patience and empathy
  • Willingness to work as part of a small team
    Knowledge in education or child development