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ASC Teaching Assistant

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ASC- Teaching Assistant- Tameside

  • - Are you an experienced teaching assistant looking for the opportunity to work with pupils with ASC?
  • - An opportunity to access specialist training such as: Team-Teach
  • - Do you have a considerable amount of experience working with pupils with SEN?

A Primary Special Needs School in Tameside are currently recruiting for a specialised ASC teaching assistant to begin in September 2017. Initially, the position is temporary for the first school term September 2017 – December, however there could be an opportunity for permanent for the right candidate.

The school caters for pupils who have a statement of special needs or EHC plan. The pupils who attend the school may have: severe, profound, multiple learning difficulties and or ASC. The role will involve working closely with a classroom teacher to support the holistic development of pupils with ASC. Due to the specific needs of pupils; the ideal teaching assistant will have an in-depth understanding of how to cater for pupils with ASC.

The ideal teaching assistant will have:

- A level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification (level 3 desirable)

- Team- Teach training

- Experience working within a special needs setting (preferably school)

- An understanding of EHCP’s

- A commitment to safeguarding the welfare of all pupils

- Experience of delivering targeted intervention to pupils with ASC

If you are an experienced teaching assistant with experience working with pupils with SEN and have an interest in supporting pupils with ASC, please contact

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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