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ASC Teaching Assistant

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Job description


  • Full-time and part-time opportunities available.
  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • CPD courses available; TeamTeach, Autism Awareness and NASEN Training.

Teaching Personnel are recruiting Teaching Assistants for a number of schools across Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire. The majority of these schools cater for students on the Autistic spectrum. The schools we work with cater for students aged between 5-19 years old, and have a range of abilities from KS1 - KS4. Students will need support to help with communication difficulties.

Do you have the following skills?

• Team Teach training

• Level 3 or equivalent qualification

• Experience working in a school or residential setting with children of any age on the Autistic Spectrum

• Calm and patient personality which helps to enable students to become more independent and promote confidence and self-esteem

• Experienced managing challenging behaviour and implementing communication aids such as Makaton and PECS, for non-verbal students and those with impaired communication

• Confident to implement and follow Individual Education Plans and be willing to contribute to Education, Health and Care Plans with the support of the class teacher

• Be willing to get involved in extra-curricular activities including residential trips into the community

• Experienced assisting and supporting students to develop independence through vocational studies such as hygiene, cooking, shopping and budgeting.

• Experience supporting pupils on a 1:1 and whole class basis

If you're interested in applying, please contact Luke McDonald immediately on 0115 8456405 or email your CV outlining your recent Autism experience to
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