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SLD Teaching Assistant

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An 'Outstanding' Primary school in Sutton is looking for an experienced and approachable Teaching Assistant for a position starting in September 2019 working with Autistic pupils ASD Specialist Teaching Assistant.

  • ASD Specialist Teaching Assistant *
  • Camberwell SEN School * Full time position - 5 days a week
  • £65 - £90 per day * 'Outstanding' school * Full time position
  • Start September 2019 Role

Information For this position you will need to be an experienced Teaching Assistant who has worked with pupils who either have Severe Learning Difficulties or who are on the autistic spectrum.

You will mainly be working with Key Stage 1/2 pupils who all have a diagnosis of autism and have significant delay in their academic and social ability.

Many of these students have limited communication skills and as a result experience working with students who have speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) would be advantageous.

The children are lovely, very well behaved and enjoy school however you will need to be able to work under your own initiative, have emotional intelligence, be mindful of your tone of voice/choice of words and body language, have good concentration levels, the ability to multitask and bring energy and enthusiasm to the job.

The ideal candidate will have good ASD knowledge and some experience of PECS and Makaton but the key to the job is attitude and the school are very willing to train someone who shows passion and a willingness to get stuck in.

Please note that personal care (feeding and changing) is a part of the job and applicants who wouldn't be prepared to undertake these tasks after training will not be considered for the post.

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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