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Autism Support Assistant

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Are you looking to make a difference to the lives of children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC)? 

If so, Teaching Personnel are currently looking for individuals to join our excellent team of Teaching Assistants to work within our fantastic special needs provisions in the County Durham area. If this role interests you – please apply NOW!

As an ASC Teaching Assistant you will be working in small classes of students alongside children needing extra support and guidance with their learning and life skills. The children you will be working with have a multitude of special educational needs requirements such as:

-          Understanding new or complex information

-          Learning new skills

-          Coping independently

-          Speech Language and Communication Needs

The successful candidate must have experience working with some of the following:

-          Experience with special educational needs and disabilities

-          To be confident supporting children and young people with different types of SEN

-          Experience working a Carer or Support Worker

-          Worked in specialist provisions

Teaching Personnel can offer the successful candidate:

-          Competitive rates of GBP275-350 per week, however long term rates can be negotiated on your behalf

-          Access to unique CPD opportunities to increase your qualifications and knowledge of the field such as: Autism Awareness, Safeguarding, Behaviour that Challenges and more

-          An experienced Consultant along with our dedicated on call service

To be accepted for this role, you must have a Child Workforce Only DBS that is registered on the Update Service, or be happy to apply for one through ourselves.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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