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Support worker for children with Autism.

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SEN Teaching Assistant - Hertfordshire

Required for roles starting as soon as possible.

Did you know that 1 in 59 Children are diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum Condition?

It may seem that autism is a wholly negative diagnosis. But almost everyone on the autism spectrum has a great to deal to offer the world. People with autism are among the most forthright, non-judgmental, passionate people you'll ever meet.

  • While autism is incurable, the right support at the right time can make an enormous difference to people's livesWe are looking for SEN Teaching Assistants with excellent communication, literacy and numeracy skills and the ability to deal with complex issues. Based within SEN schools as well as Secondary and Primary schools, as a Special Needs Teaching Assistant you will be responsible for supporting students ranging from Early Years through to GCSE that have a range of complex needs including Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), and complex behavioural difficulties. Therefore previous experience working in a similar environment is important but not necessary. The right attitude, the right work ethic, empathy and initiative trumps experience every time - so don't undersell yourself, you can do it!
  • Candidates must be:
  • Either previous experience of working with people with Autism or any other special need is beneficial but not necessary. An eagerness to learn about various conditions and needs and a desire to help support children is the most important attribute.
  • So, have you got what it takes?
  • Enthusiastic
  • Committed
  • Resilient
  • Interest in working with children

We can offer:

  • The option to work across a range of branches; SEN/Primary/Secondary
  • Varied and rewarding work with amazing children in specialist schools
  • Weekly pay with highly competitive daily rates
  • Ongoing support with a specialist consultant
  • Constant work available with day-to-day, short-term, long-term and TEMP to PERM options

In order to register with Teaching Personnel, candidates are required to have Child Workforce DBS registered on the update service. All candidates are required to complete a Safeguarding course through Teaching Personnel, or provide a relevant safeguarding certificate during your registration process. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory vetting checks and references.

Please call Owen on 01604 521215 for more information, or email your CV

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