Learning Support Assistant

Teaching Personnel Ltd
Barton Vale
£10,000 - £14,999
12 Jan 2019
15 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Autism TA - Learning Support Assistant

A 'Good' SEN school in Barton is looking for an experienced and approachable Teaching Assistant for a position starting in January working with Autistic pupils

ASC Specialist Teaching Assistant - Barton

  • ASC Specialist Teaching Assistant
  • Barton SEN School
  • £58.5-£65 per day
  • 'Good' school
  • Full time position
  • Start ASAP

Role Information

For this position you will need to be an experienced Teaching Assistant who has worked with pupils who either have Severe Learning Difficulties or who are on the autistic spectrum.

You will mainly be working with Secondary pupils who all have a diagnosis of autism and have significant delay in their academic and social ability. Many of these students have limited communication skills and as a result experience working with students who have speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) would be advantageous. The school uses PECS and Makaton in class to support the student's communication development.

You will be working in a class of around 6 pupils alongside another experienced SEN TA and a specialist SEN Teacher. The school is very accommodating and welcoming however you will need to be able to work under your own initiative, have emotional intelligence, be mindful of your tone of voice/choice of words and body language, have good concentration levels, the ability to multitask and bring energy and enthusiasm to the job.

The ideal candidate will have good ASC knowledge and some experience of PECS and Makaton but the key to the job is attitude and the school are very willing to train someone who shows passion and a willingness to get stuck in!

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All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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