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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Are you experienced in supporting children or adults with Autism?

Are you passionate about supporting young people with Special Educational Needs?

 

A school in Blackburn are seeking a Teaching Assistant to support the needs of students aged 8 - 18 with Autism on a small group and 1:1 basis.

The students attend the school due to a diagnosis of Autism and many have co-existing conditions including ADHD, sensory processing disorder, learning disabilities, disruptive behaviour disorders, mood disorders, anxiety, tics and Tourette syndrome, epilepsy and learning disabilities. You must be confident and capable of supporting pupils who have problems with communication, toileting, eating or have sensory difficulties. You must be resilient and have the ability to work proactively with challenging behaviour.

Class sizes are small and there will usually be a Teacher, HLTA and other Teaching Assistants in the classroom, however, you will be expected to use your own initiative and work proactively.

You must have experience in supporting children / adults with Autism or have a close personal connection to Autism. Candidates with Team Teach or experience in PECS and / or Makaton are highly sought after.

As I'm sure you can understand, this position may have a delayed start date due to the current Coronavirus situation.

 

If interested please send a copy of your CV to keeley.cafferkey@teachingpersonnel.com or call 01772 842155.

 

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

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