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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

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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