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ASC Teaching Assistant

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Job description

1:1 ASC Support Assistant required for larger than average primary school

  • ASC specialist work with the potential of moving up through the school with the child
  • Temporary-Permanent Contract
  • Opportunity to work within an “Outstanding” key stage 2 unit.

Teaching Personnel are working closely with a large Primary school in Cardiff who are currently recruiting for a teaching assistant to take up a long term position supporting autism in key stage 2. Due to an influx of children in key stage 2, this Primary school need additional support with a couple of autistic children. The successful applicant for this role will start as soon as possible.

This is an above average sized Primary School , catering for children aged (4-11) with a great staff team, welcoming opportunities within their classrooms and several opportunities for CPD.

The Position:

• Supporting Autism (ASC) in Key Stage 2.

• Recognizing trigger points and crisis points for children.

• Supporting with communication using PECS

• Using visual timetables such as “Now and Next”

The Candidate Experience:

• Psychology Graduate – understanding of communication issues and barriers

• Social Workers and Youth Workers

• SEN Teaching Assistants with Autism or similar experience

• Respite Carers

If you have experience of ASC whether it's in key stage 1 or 2 or of an early secondary age, please reply back to this email with your CV and why you would be suitable for this post. Interviews will take place over the coming weeks.

Please click the link or email your CV or cover letter to or call the Primary Branch of Teaching Personnel on 02920 660270

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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