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Autism 1:1 teaching assistant, SEN school, Erith, Bexley

Job description

Teaching assistant required for moderate learning difficulties school in Erith - start asap!

I am currently working with a large SEN school that caters for students with autism - moderate to severe. Both primary and secondary aged students come to this school, but the current vacancy is for a primary key stage 2 class.

I am looking for a teaching assistant with knowledge of the national curriculum, as many students are able to access the national curriculum levels. You must have good levels of numeracy and literacy and be confident in using ICT.

You must have experience of supporting children with mild to severe autism. Some students are verbal but some are non-verbal and use either PECs or Makaton for communication. Ability to use either of these is highly desirable although training will be available with the school.

The role:

  • Full time
  • Starting asap
  • Long term position with the potential to go permanent
  • 1:1 support for different children with autism/moderate learning difficulties in ks2
  • Work hours are 08:30 - 15:50 each day Monday - Friday
  • Providing personal care (toileting and changing) may be involved and you must be prepared to assist with this
  • £55-£65 per day

Teaching Personnel offers training courses, competitive pay rates and Pay As You Earn payroll - which means we pay a pension contribution and national insurance contribution for you.

To find out more about the role or to register with the agency for this position, send your CV to show your interest today.

Teaching Personnel is committed to the safeguarding of children and you will be required to apply for a child only DBS and register it to the online update service (if you do not have one already).

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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