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Job description

Do you want to support children with Autism?

Are you looking to work in an encouraging and supportive school?

Will you be able to help children grow in confidence?

A specialised school in the Tilehurst area are currently looking for a full time teaching assistant to join them. The school caters for pupils aged 5 to 16 with the Primary additional needs of Autism, pupils with also have other additional needs such as Pathological Demand Avoidance and Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties. Children work at different levels across the school so each pupil is treated as an individual with a personalised learning experience.

The school have high expectations for every child and want someone to join them who will look to maximise each individual's potential. This role gives the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in managing challenging behaviour whilst looking at the psychology behind behaviour, so it may appeal to Psychology graduates.

Experience in a school or care setting is an advantage though the right attitude and personality is more important than formal qualifications.

You will be responsible for:

  • Helping the children grow in confidence
  • Ensuring each child has the support they need to do well at school and in the community
  • Respond to each of the pupils' individual needs

The school can offer:

  • A team of specialists to work alongside
  • Small classes in an enjoyable learning environment
  • The opportunity to give children an outstanding, highly personalised education
  • Professional development throughout the year

If you feel you are right for this role please don't hesitate to get in touch or send your CV!

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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