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ASC Specialist Support Assistant

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ASC Specialist Support Assistant

A specialised school situated in Portsmouth is looking for TA's who want to work on a day to day or Permanent basis! The school caters for children who have a mix of abilities, but all have Autism and other complex needs. Some will be verbal, others requiring support with routines, PECS and Singalong.

The school is on a large outdoor site and promote outdoor activities regardless of the weather! You will be required to be available at least 3 days a week, ready for early morning bookings and happy to work 8.30am to 3.30pm.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist students with their physical, emotional and academic needs
  • Enabling learners to access the curriculum
  • Support the pastoral needs of the learners
  • Be an active part in setting the learning environment
  • Supporting learners on a 1:1 base and part of a small group in a range of activities throughout the day.

As well continuous support for the pupil, the behaviour will also be required to provide general support with the rest of the class:

  • Delivering tailored learning activities prepared by the teacher
  • Supporting the social and emotional development of students, raising any concerns as per the school’s policy and protocols.
  • Ensuring that all pupils can engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity
  • Display patience, understanding and commitment
  • Show patience and understanding towards challenging behaviour

The Role:

  • Applicants will be working in a classroom supporting assistants and fellow support workers on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis with pupils.
  • The role will operate between 8:30 - 15:30, Monday - Friday.
  • Full time is preferred but part time applicants may still apply.
  • Salary will be discussed during the interview process.

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

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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