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Teaching Assistants 



Start Date : After February half term 

A provision based in Maidenhead is looking to hire February half term 2021. The provision was set up to offer one to one support for Primary and Secondary pupils with Autism. The provision is taking on new pupils in the new academic year and require 8 new Teaching Assistants to join the team. They currently have vacancies to work with KS1/2 and 3. 

They are looking for Teaching Assistants who are available full time and keen to kick start or continue a career working with Special Educational Needs.

The provision is offering a full training programme to new staff which will allow you to understand the pupils’ intervention plans and qualify as a Registered Behaviour Technician. You will work closely with a qualified Team Leader who will guide you through the training.

Job role

  • Working  one to one with pupils delivering their intervention programmes
  • Using reward based learning techniques to help the child learn key skills
  • Offering emotional support to pupils
  • Recording pupils progress and liaising with professionals
  • Supporting pupils on with extra curricular activities
  • Respnsible for the safeguarding and well being of pupils 

Successful Candidates:

  • Experience with children and adults with Special Educational Needs. (Desired not essential as full training will be provided)
  • Degree in Psychology, Health and Social, Childcare or Education 
  • A-Levels and/or GCSE qualified 
  • Committed  to taking on  additional training  (Essential)
  • Dedicated to a career in Education, especially working with Special Educational Needs
  • Patient, nurturing  and resilient

This is a fantastic opportunity as the provisions have plans for further growth. The career progression can take you in numerous directions depending on your strengths, skills  and desires.

To receive an application or to learn more please get in contact with Nicole Totterdell Call: 01183271556  Email:

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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