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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently looking for a Support Worker/SEN Learning Support Assistant to support children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This will be in a specialist educational Special Needs provision for primary & secondary aged pupils.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of care, both on a 1-1 basis or small group basis. You must have previous experience supporting autism in some capacity, alongside a working knowledge of safeguarding rules and regulations. The school would ideally look for a full-time member of staff who would be open to the option of moving onto a permanent contract. 

The role:

  • Support autistic students in your care to complete day-to-day tasks
  • Ensure all personal care needs are met
  • Follow care and education plans set to specific individuals
  • Support the class teacher, as and when directed

The successful candidate:

  • Will have experience supporting children or adults with ASD
  • Will be aware of all safeguarding regulations and expectations in a school setting
  • Will have genuine compassion and a want to adequately support the students in your care
  • Experience supporting in a school environment is preferred but not essential
  • Team Teach and/or Makaton training desirable

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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