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ASC Teaching Assistant

  • Location: Bury
  • Sector: Primary
  • Date posted: 27/02/2017
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Job description

Teaching Assistant required for Bury school

  • Do you have experience of working with children or adults with ASC?
  • Would you like to work within a dedicated team of therapists, teachers and education assistants?
  • Do you want to help young people achieve the best possible outcomes, regardless of the extent of their learning difficulty?

I am currently recruiting Teaching assistants on the behalf of my client, an outstanding specialist primary school for young people with complex and severe autistic spectrum conditions.

All students have a statement of special educational needs that include reference to the autistic spectrum. Students have a very wide range of cognitive ability. Many have additional needs and a high proportion present with extremely challenging behaviours on entry to the school.

The school wants their learners to achieve the best possible outcomes whatever the extent of their autism or learning difficulties, so teaching assistants work closely with specialist speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and educational psychologists to recognise potential, enable learning and ultimately maximise independency.

We have a high demand for short term supply work at this school, as well as long term placements.

If you feel as though you fit the above criteria and would be interested in applying please forward a copy of your CV to or contact the office on 01612421795 for more information.

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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