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Art Therapist

Job description

Teaching Personnel are seeking Art Therapists to work as require Teaching Assistants with young people who present with ASC. The school is rated "Outstanding" and are constantly improving.

The school is Gold Arts Mark accredited catering for pupils aged 4-19 and is looking for Art Therapists to build rapport with children and engage their learning. The students present with ASC and also extremely challenging behaviour.

The ideal candidate will present with the following qualities:-

  • Flexible and adaptable to work with a variety of needs and age ranges, for students aged between 5-19 years old
  • Experienced working with SEN in any kind of provision
  • Be confident to manage challenging behaviour, in particular for those students who have impaired communication abilities
  • Be willing to get involved in team meetings to discuss the progress students (both academically and socially)
  • A positive role model for the students at all times, encouraging positive social behaviour and engagement within the curriculum
  • Able to support both verbal and non-verbal students who may use additional communication aids such as Makaton and PECS
  • Confident to differentiate the levels of support depending on the student's needs and abilities, including those working on P Levels

If you are interested in this role, please contact Ben at our East Midlands office or click apply now!

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

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

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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