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ASC Teaching Assistant

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Job description

1:1 Autism support assistant required for specialist school in Bradford

  • Experience/training in PECS, Team Teach and/or Makaton
  • Able to work 1:1 with a pupil with SEN
  • Available full time, 5 days a week during term time

A specialist school in Bradford are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support a pupil with an Autistic Spectrum Condition and Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) on a 1:1 basis. The successful candidate will have experience of supporting young people with Special Educational Needs in an education, health or care setting.

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.

The school follows the EYFS curriculum, with a particular emphasis on developmental goals and play based learning. You will have experience working in a continuous provision environment and have an understanding of Early Years and Foundation Stage.

Additional training in PECS, Makaton, BSL and/or Team Teach would be advantageous but not essential - although you must be willing to complete training and attend CPD courses to further develop in these areas.

For more information or to register with Teaching Personnel and apply for this role, please call Rebecca Holden on 0113 224 0234 or email rebecca.holden@teachingpersonnel.com

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