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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are working with a secondary school in the Derby area who are looking for a Teaching Assistant with ASD experience/qualifications to work 1:1 with an autistic male student in Y7. You will be supporting a student with ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) and assisting the student with classwork, behaviour management and helping him with his daily routine.


  • Providing 1:1 support
  • Establishing good relationships with all students and staff

Key Skills:

  • Qualified to Level 2 as a Teaching Assistant (or equivalent) OR have relevant experience/interest in working with children within an SEN setting or with Autism
  • Have an understanding of the National Curriculum
  • Have the confidence to address conflict and challenging behaviour
  • Be willing to work flexibly and constructively as part of a team

The School:

  • OFSTED rated 'Good' School
  • 1300 students
  • "Students' very good attitudes to work contribute much to their learning. They take pride in their work and behave well, both in lessons and during social times"
  • "Teachers enjoy positive and supportive relationships with students. They provide work that interests and engages most students"

If you are an enthusiastic, flexible SEN teaching assistant and looking for an interesting assignment in a Derbyshire secondary school, please do get in touch as soon as possible as the school are looking to trial this week.

If you are interested please send your CV by applying below or call Siobhan Pearson, Branch Manager of East Midlands Secondary on 0115 845 6408.

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