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ASC Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Assistants required to work with pupils with Autism in Ascot!

  • Immediate start
  • Competitive rate of pay depending on experience and training
  • Fantastic opportunities for career progression

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within a Ascot based Special Educational Needs school who are seeking to appoint teaching assistances with an in-depth knowledge and experience working with pupils with Special Educational Needs

The school caters for pupils with a range of Special Educational Needs. This role requires a teaching assistant to work with pupils with Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism 1:1 and in small groups.

The post would suit a Psychology graduate wanting to gain experience and utilise their degree in Child Development. Those with experience working with pupils with Special Educational Needs are also required.

We are looking for an individual who:

• Has knowledge of Autism

• Experienced in PEC’s, Makaton and British Sign Language is Desirable (not essential)

• Has excellent communication skills

• Youth workers, Care Assistants,

• Can handle stressful situations in a calm manner.

• Trained in Autism Awareness

School Ethos

• Friendly atmosphere

• Highly supportive and knowledgeable staff

• Training offered to develop skills working with SEN.

Candidates will only be considered if they have a DBS on the update service or willing to apply for a DBS and register it on the update service.

If you live in the Ascot area or can travel from surrounding areas and would like to know more information about this exciting role, please contact Nicole Totterdell at Thames Valley SEN South on 01189071531 or

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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