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Autism 1:1 support Teaching Assistant, Erith Primary School

Job description

I am currently working with a large SEN school near Erith, who are recruiting support staff to start work immediately. They cater for students with severe autism, as well as challenging behaviour and moderate learning difficulties across key stage 1, 2, 3 and 4.

The school is looking for a Teaching Assistant to specifically support a child within a year 4 class. This means you will be working in the classroom and may need to work with the other students too but your main focus will be with one child with autism who is non-verbal. The classroom will include the teacher and 3 other teaching assistants. This is a FULL TIME role.

You must:

  • Be available full time Monday - Friday from 08:30am to 15:30pm
  • Be able to travel to Erith for work
  • Have a child workforce DBS on the update service, or be willing to complete a new one asap
  • Have experience of working with children, preferably including those with autism
  • Knowledge of PECS or Makaton is desirable but not essential - training can be given for this
  • Be able to provide reference details for your two most recent employers

You will be put forward to do a trial day at this school once registered with Teaching Personnel, and must have a DBS in order to do this. If you do not have one on the update service already, you will be required to make a new application and register it online.

If you would like further information or to apply for this role, send your CV to teaching Personnel today.

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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