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SEN Teaching Assistant

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SEN Teaching Assistant - ASD

Teaching Personnel are working with a Mainstream Primary school in Barnsley, who are actively recruiting for a full time 1-1 SEN Teaching Assistant; to work with a student in Year 2 with autistic needs. The school is located on the outskirts of the town centre , and the role is set to start from September 2020 on a long term supply basis. The pupil is working at a lower level, and requires help with their subject learning and behaviour management throughout the school day. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with children with autism and challenging behaviour, and experience holding interventions and de escalating difficult situations.

The role:

  • Start date, September 2020
  • Primary School – Year 2
  • Full time, long term
  • Monday – Fridays
  • Hours approximately, 8:30am – 3:30pm
  • Central Barnsley

Key responsibilities and requirements for this teaching assistant role will include:

  • Supporting a particular student with autism on a 1:1 basis, in order to support their learning.
  • Taking direction from class teachers, SLT and senior support staff and completing task to a high level.
  • Have patience and a caring and understanding nature.
  • Experience de escalating situations of behavioural issues.
  • Be able to use own initiative and act accordingly without having to be directed;

Interested in Applying? This vacancy is being recruited for by Teaching Personnel, the UK's largest education recruitment agency. If you feel as though you are the right candidate for this role please apply ASAP!

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.

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