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ASC Teaching Assistant

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Committed Autistic support assistant required at a school in Barnsley

  • Pay will reflect upon your experience up to £80 per day
  • Full time position from June 2016 until the end of the academic year
  • Permanent position available from September 2016

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work as an autistic support assistant at a recently Ofsted graded “good” specialist school in Barnsley; the school is apart of The National Autistic Society and have autistic accreditation and are looking for someone with the passion and will be committed to supporting children with autism (ASC) to access the curriculum in a long term role.

We are particularly looking for teaching assistants who have an interest in Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) and are keen to work with pupils with ASC at specialist through school in within the primary setting in Barnsley.

The schools aim is to provide an inclusive, well structured learning environment which offers high quality teaching and care where pupils can learn to live confidently and happily with their autism.

Experience in a school is desired but not essential as we also look for experience in areas such as social care and youth work. Particular personal or professional experience of supporting individuals with Autism is highly desirable as is an understanding of the complexities related to the behaviour in this condition.

A Studio 3 similar to a team teach qualification or other relevant training would be an advantage but again is not essential as Teaching Personnel have the facility to be able to offer training and have a range of CPD courses available throughout the year.

Teaching Personnel are committed the safeguarding and well-being of children. All candidates applying to posts through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you believe you have the skills and attributes to fulfil the needs of the role you are strongly advised to apply for the role please email your CV to Sarah Franks at or contact me at the branch on 0114 241 3342.
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