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SEN Teaching Assistant

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SEN (Autism) TA

A primary school based in Dagenham with an autism provision attached to the mainstream school are looking for an SEN Primary (ASC)  Teaching assistant. There are currently 6 pupils based at the provision that are on the Autistic Spectrum Disorder. The pupils within the provision are primary aged 4 - 11 years. There are three classes, a sensory room, a cooking area and access to mainstream facilities.

All the pupils have an Educational Health Care Plan with a diagnosis of ASD. Some of the pupils may have associated difficulties e.g. medical, learning and sensory. No single approach or method is used in the Provision; they use a range of established autism specific approaches and methods, depending on the needs of the learners. These include; Attention autism, Aspects of TEACCH, SPELL, PECS, Makaton, Intensive Interaction, Sensory integration and Social Stories.

The supportive school provide extensive training and progression for the SEN Primary ASD Teaching assistants, which will advance your qualifications and experience working with Special Educational Needs.

What’s in it for you?

Numerous SEN Primary ASC  Teaching Assistant vacancies

6-8 pupils in a class with 1-1 support for each student

Dagenham SEN ASC Primary Provision

Immediate start

Full time position for January 2020

Excellent opportunities for career progression and development

Daily rate up to GBP75 through PAYE


Good numeracy/literacy skills

NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent

First aid training as appropriate

What we require from you?

You must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa.

Safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do, therefore, we require you to attend a face to face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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.This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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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