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Autism Support Assistant

  1. SEND Support
  2. Burnley
Date posted : 23/02/24
  1. Full Time
£11.85 - 12.50 per hour

Job description

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Autism Support Assistant

  • Full-time roles (Monday- Friday 8.30am-3.30pm)
  • Part-time roles (ah-hoc days, 8.30am-3.30pm)
  • Specialist School in Burnley
  • Short-term and long-term opportunities
  • Experience supporting individuals with SEN is essential

An SEN school in Burnley require multiple Autism Support Assistants. The school caters for pupils 11 to 16 years with General Learning Difficulties. The school require staff on short-term and long-term basis which could be either on a full-time or a part-time basis. The additional staff members would be required to work within the classes and provide general support, working closely with other support staff members and class teachers.

The specialist school are looking for individuals available on a long-term and short-term basis. The school are ideally looking for part-time members of staff to work on a temporary basis to cover emergency/ short-term absences across school. There is always flexibility within these roles in this Specialist Provision so no matter what your availability is, if you are interested...please get in touch!

As an Autism Support Assistant, you will be required to:

  • Support pupils throughout the school day
  • Support pupils across the specialist provision
  • Incorporate the use of senses into learning
  • Help pupils to support their speech, language and communication
  • Consider the choices, needs and wishes of each pupils and encourage them to make the right choices for learning

The school will consider applications from individuals who have previous experience supporting people with SEND, have previous care experience or those willing to do training upon the subject.

So what are the benefits of working in schools through Teaching Personnel?

  • Choice and Variety – giving you a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel’s CPD Academy – Your Continuous Professional Development
  • Pay – Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP – Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • Safe Working Practice – ensuring your reputation is protected
  • Excellence in Education Awards – recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools

These roles could start as soon as possible, and the school are eager to see CVs. If you are interested in securing work within a Specialist Provision and joining Teaching Personnel, please get in touch with Keira!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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