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SEN Teaching Assistants - Stockport

  • SEN Teaching Assistants - Stockport
  • Experience working with pupils with ASC essential
  • DBS on the update service is desirable

A large specialist school in Cheadle requires Teaching Assistants to work within a KS4 ASC class. The school caters for pupils with Autism Spectrum Condition as well as a range of learning, communication, multi-sensory and physical needs. The role will require you to support the Teacher with individual programmes for pupils with ASC, along with daily activities within the school.

This residential setting caters for pupils aged 2 - 25 through both a school and college. The successful Teaching Assistant must be adaptable to work across the age ranges with individuals with severe learning needs if required.

In order to meet the diverse needs of the learners, the school has adopted a total communication approach incorporating sign, speech, symbols (including PECS), objects of reference, photographs and real objects as appropriate to support the learning of the individual. The successful Teaching Assistant must have previous experience of using alternative methods of communication.

Applicants must have previous experience within a specialist school setting working with both high and low functioning Autism, as well as experience with challenging behaviour.

Experience working with children and young adults with multi sensory impairments and/or complex learning difficulties and disabilities is essential. Applicants must also be comfortable delivering personal care to individuals up to the age of 25.

If you feel you meet the requirements, please send your CV to georgia.lloyd@teachingpersonnel.com or call on 0161 242 1795.

Alternatively, if you don't feel you meet the criteria for this role, but would still wish to pursue a career in Education, please register your CV on our website www.teachingpersonnel.com
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