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Autism 1:1 learning support assistant, full time, South Croydon

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SEN Teaching assistant, full time role, South Croydon/Addington area!

If you have experience of supporting children or adults who have autism and are looking for a new challenge I would love to hear from you!

This primary SEN school caters for children with autism and other complex needs, most of whom are non-verbal and use PECs, Makaton or other visual aids to communicate. The school is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic member of staff to join their team and begin work as soon as possible and to continue throughout the academic year.

You will be working in a key stage 2 class of just 10 students and there will be a class teacher and 3 other teaching assistants in the classroom.

The following are essential to apply for this job:

  • A DBS registered on the update service, or be willing to complete a new one asap
  • References from your previous employers
  • Previous experience of supporting autism
  • Willing to provide personal care for students who need assistance with toileting/changing
  • Knowledge of PECs, Makaton or BSL
  • Education to at least A Levels, or an equivalent level 3 qualification

Teaching Personnel can offer a competitive pay rate and a pay as you earn pay scheme - this means we pay a national insurance and pension contribution for you.

We will also support you in applying for a permanent position at this school, if this is what you are looking for. The school offers a full induction programme for new staff.

Send your CV using the email address provided to be considered for this role.

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.

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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