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ASC Teaching Assistant

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Job description

We are currently recruiting for an Autism Specialist Teaching Assistant in the Arundel and Worthing area. The position is at an Alternative Provision that caters for pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs.

The school believe that by meeting individual need in a supportive and therapeutic environment they can reduce barriers to learning, develop resilience, create opportunities and build futures. The school will provide an exciting curriculum underpinned by academic rigour and specific, evidence-based, therapeutic interventions to meet individual need.

The Candidate

  • Sensitivity and understanding
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • To enjoy working with other people
  • The ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure
  • To be flexible and open to change
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of teaching and the ability to design courses
  • Knowledge of psychology

The Role

  • Preparing learning materials under the supervision of the teacher
  • Working inside or outside the classroom with individuals or groups
  • Adapting support according to needs
  • Looking after children's physical, social and emotional welfare
  • Creating a stimulating environment
  • Giving information and help to teachers
  • Keeping records and attending review meeting

The school are looking for someone who can undertake this role on a full time basis and would be able to start ASAP.


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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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