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ASC Teaching Assistant - North Somerset

Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant, experienced in supporting students with autism and severe learning difficulties for a SEN school in North Somerset to commence post February half term. The role is initially temporary with the possibility of it leading to a permanent contract.

Ideally applicants would have experience with ASC and severe learning difficulties (SLD) in a SEN school setting from KS2 - KS3. Additional qualifications such as Team Teach and Autism Awareness is desired but not mandatory. We would also welcome applicants with relevant transferable skills such as Youth Workers or Support Workers as well as recent graduates.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 6 months experience supporting students with ASC and SLD in a mainstream or SEN setting between KS2 - KS3
  • Excellent behaviour management skills and an understanding of de-escalation
  • CACHE Level 2 Supporting and Learning in Schools
  • Patient and nurturing mannerism
  • Why apply for a job with Teaching Personnel:
  • Competitive Daily Rates of Pay up to £65.00 per day
  • £50 reward every time you recommend a colleague to work with us
  • Unrivalled CPD opportunities including Team Teach, NASEN
  • Opportunity to work in a number of schools and SEN provisions with the help of our specialist consultants
  • 20 years experience within Educational Recruitment working in partnership with a large number of Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools

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.

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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