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ASC Teaching Assistant

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Job description

SEN Teaching Assistant required to support pupils with Autistic Spectrum Conditions in specialist setting in Leeds

  • Experience supporting ASC learners
  • Ability to establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
  • Understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these

A specialist SEN school in Leeds are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support learners with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC). The school provides a differentiated curriculum for pupils aged 5-16 with a range of additional needs.

You will have experience supporting pupils with Autism and may also have received training in Intensive Interaction, TEACCH, Picture Exchange Communication (PECS) or Makaton. You must also have experience in developing and implementing Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP) for individual learners.

You must have an understanding of the culture of autism, with an individualised, child-centred approach to teaching and learning. You will have experience of structuring the physical environment, using visual supports to make tasks and activities predictable and understandable.

You will be flexible and open to undertaking CPD and training to further develop and share effective ASC practice in and across school.

For more information or to register with Teaching Personnel and apply for this role, please contact Rebecca Holden on 0113 224 0234 or email

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS – Full assistance provided (AGY)

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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