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Teaching Assistant (Autism) - Bradford (required ASAP)

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are seeking a Specialist Teaching Assistant to support pupils with Autism Spectrum Conditions in a specialist school in Bradford. Situated in Horton, the school is easily accessible by both car and public transport from the city centre and surrounding areas.

A generic special school for pupils aged 2-19, our client is seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to support pupils on the Autism Spectrum. You will be require to work across school - with a specific responsibility for assisting in the supervision, care and instruction of autistic students; assisting in implementing plans for instruction; monitoring behaviour; documenting activities and progress; and supporting students' EHCP goals.

You will have a solid understanding and experience of meeting the needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions within a specialist setting and ideally will also possess training in the following:

  • Intensive Interaction
  • Visual Supports/Social Stories
  • Applied Behaviour Analysis

As a Specialist Teaching Assistant, it will be your role support ASC students to access the curriculum through delivering targeted 1:1 interventions and providing whole class support. You will possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to liaise with Teachers, Speech and Language Therapists, Parents/Carers, and Educational Psychologists. You will have previous experience of working with Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP) and of accurate monitoring of progress under the instruction of a class teacher.

Our client promotes traditional values of respect; while celebrating the school's diverse talents, abilities and cultures. They place a high value on care and nurture to enable all students to make good academic progress and grow into caring and independent young adults.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS - Full assistance provided (AGY).

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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