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ASC Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistant with experience of working with children on the Autistic spectrum required for day to day and long term bookings.

  • Experience of PECS or Makaton desirable
  • Weekly pay that is competitive in todays market
  • Day to day supply, medium term, long term, evening residential work available

We are now looking to recruit teaching assistants that are experienced or who have an interest in working with children who are on the Autistic Spectrum. There are a variety of opportunities available in and around Leicester. We currently working hard to build the SEN business and therefore need skilled candidates that are looking for work within this field.


1. To develop an understanding of the specific needs of students with ASC.

2. To become a key worker to a named student/s.

3. To help the students to learn as effectively as possible in class, small groups and individually using some of the following methods:

Questioning the students to check understanding of the teacher’s instructions

Checking that the students are able to use the equipment and materials provided

Assisting in areas where the student needs the greatest support e.g. language, reading, writing, behaviour and social skills.

Helping to keep the students on task

Encouraging the students to attain independence in their work

Liaising with subject teachers about the best ways to achieve the learning intentions

To express concerns to the subject teacher where the work may prevent inclusion

1. To establish a supportive relationship with the students concerned.

2. To motivate and encourage the students by recognising achievement.

3. To help include the students in mainstream lessons and other activities.

Sound like the role for you?? If you would like more information or would like to have an informal chat then please call Robert for more information on 01162 014494 or email on

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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