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Autism classroom support assistant Croydon special needs school

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Job description

SEN teaching assistant required in South Croydon primary special needs school.

  • Full time, on an ongoing basis
  • £55-£65 per day, dependent on experience
  • Start date: Monday 25th February 2019

This school was last inspected by Ofsted in Autumn 2017 and was described as 'continuing to provide a good quality of education' and 'behaviour is good because staff meet students' individual needs'.

The role available:

  • You will work in a key stage 2 class, in a team of 4 teaching assistants and a teacher
  • You will provide 1:1 support for 9 children, all diagnosed with non-verbal autism and down syndrome
  • You will be eligible to take part in a full induction programme for new staff
  • The school welcomes applications from candidates with a background in SEN, childcare, social care, Psychology, Sociology or behaviour management
  • You will be a member of a large staff team - the senior leadership team is supportive and welcoming of agency staff members
  • It would be beneficial if you can use, or have knowledge of PECs and Makaton, as you will use these on a daily basis

The benefits of this role:

  • Job satisfaction - work with children who are most in need of your support
  • CPD training is available through both the school and through Teaching Personnel
  • Purpose built school building, with light and dark sensory rooms, soft play areas, sensory resources for the classroom and plenty of outdoor learning spaces
  • Free parking in the area, and easy access by either bus or tram
  • A pension scheme is available
  • Teaching Personnel offer a referral bonus of £50 if you recommend another teaching assistant or teacher to work through us

If you are passionate about working with children who have autism, I would like to hear from you! You must be motivated, enthusiastic, engaging, willing to learn and dedicated to constant improve your own practice.

Contact Louise by sending your CV for consideration of this role today.

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.

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