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SEN Teaching Assistant - Autism Spectrum – Blackburn Primary School, BB1.

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Working with children on the Autistic Spectrum
  • Support and Inclusion within the classroom

Due to the continued working relationship Teaching Personnel have with this Blackburn based primary school, we are looking to recruit an SEN Teaching Assistant to work with a couple children diagnosed with Autism. This 1.5 form entry primary school take great pride in their “Good” OFSTED status and have outstanding behaviour throughout school. Due to the intake of a new child, this Blackburn based primary school are looking to appoint a teaching assistant with autism experience for their Early Years department.

As an autism specialist teaching assistant, you would be joining a well thought of phase within the school. They would be able to offer you focused support with the SENCO and the learning plans for the child will be clearly laid out. As a teaching assistant in the Early Years, having experience of working with autism (ASC) is important as you would be expected to work on a 1:1 basis with this child.

The Role:

• ASC – Autism Support within the Early Years

• 1:1 support for a child with challenging behaviours

• Withdrawal work when necessary

• Some communication issues leading to behaviour

• Full time – After May half term start

The Person:

• Experience of working with Autism – Children or Young People

• Comfortable with challenging behaviours

• Able to communicate with children with little speaking ability

• Communication through visual aids

The role of an autism specialist teaching assistant within the Early Years would be to start after the Summer holidays – please contact Steven at the Preston Primary branch of Teaching Personnel on 01772 842155.

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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