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Autism TA - Waltham Forest

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Job description

A mainstream Primary school located in Walthamstow, Waltham Forest is looking to recruit a proactive and engaging Learning Support Assistant to support a child diagnosed with Autism, in Key Stage 1 (Year 1). The role involves supporting the child with topics within the National Curriculum, as well as social interaction with peers and staff.

The school has been rated as 'Good' in their latest OFSTED inspection, and is a short bus journey from Walthamstow Central Station (Victoria line, Overground line).

The successful candidate will:

  • Have previous experience, voluntary or paid, working with adults/children diagnosed with Autism
  • Have a good understanding of numeracy and literacy
  • Be able to build strong rapport with children and staff
  • Have a child workforce DBS on the Update Service or be willing to apply for one
  • Be highly motivated, enthusiastic and be willing to learn and develop new skills
  • Be keen to work as part of a team and have good communication skills
  • Be committed to promoting the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring equal opportunities to learn and develop.

If you feel this role interests you and suits your current skill set, please apply with a copy of most recent CV.

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.

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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