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Autism 1:1 support, primary school, Southwark, full time

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Job description

Are you looking for a new teaching assistant position?

Do you have experience supporting children with autism?

A lovely primary school located in Southwark are looking to recruit an exceptional member of support staff for their autism resource base. There are currently 16 children in the resource base, split into two classes, and they represent a range of abilities from low functioning non-verbal children to high functioning verbal children.

They have a vacancy for a teaching assistant to take on:

  • a full time role, working Monday to Friday during term time only
  • the hours are 08:30am - 15:30pm daily
  • you will be required to support children on both a 1:1 and small group basis, and must be confident to lead small group sessions delivering work set by the class teacher focussing on numeracy, literacy, communication and social interaction
  • ability to use PECs, Makaton or British Sign Language is highly desirable although not essential
  • previous experience of working with autism, either in a school or alternative setting is essential

Teaching Personnel is the largest UK agency for education staff, and will support you during this role, however we can also provide alternative offers of work if this doesn't work out for you. We also promote applications for permanent roles and can help you transfer from a temporary agency worker to a permanent member of staff at the school.

Once registered with us you will have access to CPD training courses, opportunities to apply for other roles in the future and a potential £50 bonus if you refer a friend to Teaching Personnel.

If you would like further information on this role, or to apply for it through Teaching Personnel, please send your CV by email today.

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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