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Specialist Teaching Assistant NEEDED Guildford

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting for the position of Autism Specialist Teaching Assistant, in the Guildford area.

We are looking for people who wish to work in a mainstream setting however with challenging behaviour. The candidate must be able to react and adapt quickly to challenging behaviours and situations in a professional manner.

Experience in a classroom is preferred but not essential as our main focus is to find someone who has experience dealing with children with Autism.

Duties: Your duties as an Specialist Teaching Assistant would depend on the age of the children and their individual needs, but would usually involve:

  • Helping with schoolwork under the supervision of the teacher
  • Preparing learning materials
  • Encouraging children to be confident and independent
  • Helping children understand instructions carrying out a child's care plan (education, social, behaviour and personal)
  • Encouraging children to communicate
  • Giving information and help to teachers
  • Supporting children during social activities and outings
  • Helping children during therapy sessions
  • Recognising when children are upset and comforting them looking after childrens physical needs
  • Promoting Education and Training in a classroom environment

If you are interested in the position of a Specialist Teaching Assistant, please contact James Harvey on 01183 271585

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