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Autism / Behaviour Support Assistant required

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are urgently seeking candidates with experience in Autism and associated challenging behaviour.

We currently work in partnership with two schools who cater specifically for children with Autism and who are looking for Support Assistants for the new academic year.

The schools offer a specialist educational provision to enable each child and young person in their care to develop their independence, social and educational skills. They offer structured personalised learning, which includes bespoke timetables designed around the individual.

Young people with autism can find education extremely challenging and it would be your role to assist in making the pupils feel comfortable in education, providing constant reassurance, guidance and support.

The role will likely be on a 1:1 basis, as most pupils thrive on direct support and the continuity of one Support Assistant. You will work alongside class teachers to create a personalised timetable for the pupil using models such as TEACCH and will assist in all areas of the curriculum.

Ideally you will have experience of Autism or a close personal connection to Autism.

To be considered please send a copy of your CV

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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