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ASC Teaching Assistant

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Job description

ASC experienced teaching assistant needed in Southend

  • Teaching Personnel help education professionals find teaching jobs and classroom support staff roles on a temporary and permanent basis.
  • As the UK’s largest education recruitment agency, we offer job seekers choice and variety whilst supporting our client schools in delivering higher levels of pupil attainment
  • Teaching Personnel have worked solely in the business of education recruitment since 1996. During this time we have supplied staff to thousands of schools and helped tens of thousands of teachers and teaching assistants find the type of work they were seeking

We are currently looking for a teaching assistant who has previously worked with students with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC). The position is within a Mainstream Schools, and would be challenging but highly rewarding roles. Particular personal or professional experience of supporting individuals with ASC is highly desirable, such as an understanding of the complexities related to this condition. The ideal person would have a good knowledge of teaching and behaviour strategies relevant to ASC.



Candidates who are familiar with PEC’s, TEACCH system, signing (Makaton/BSL/sign-a-long) are strongly encouraged to apply as these skills will be very relevant to the role. A Team Teach qualification or relevant moving and handling experience would be beneficial but not essential. Teaching Personnel are also able to provide a range of training; including Team Teach, Introduction to Autism and Moving and Handling.



We require candidates to apply who are passionate in assisting children with ASC to access the curriculum. An understanding and flexible nature is essential, and the school is particularly keen to have candidates who are proactive, empathetic, engaging and creative.



Should you require any additional information regarding ASC or indeed to apply for the position, please contact your SEN specialist Stacey Folkard.



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