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Year 4 Autism Support

Job description

Year 4 Autism Support Assistant

  • Part-time role (8:30am- 1:30pm)
  • GBP10.00-GBP12.00 p/h
  • Starting March 2021
  • Blackburn (BB1)

A primary school in Blackburn are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced Teaching Assistant who has knowledge and previous experience of supporting children with Autism. This role has arisen due to additional funding within the school. The main focus of this role would be to support a child in Year 4 on a 1:1 basis.

The Role

This role is currently part-time (Monday-Friday, 8:30am-1:30pm), in a Year 4 setting, working on a 1:1 basis with a child diagnosed with Autism. You will be working closely alongside the class teacher and the schools SENCO to ensure that the pupils educational needs are met following the child’s EHCP as well as aiming to develop the child’s academic abilities and independence.

The School

The school is situated in Blackburn (BB1) and is an average sized faith primary school, the Head Teacher is focused on pupil and staff development. The successful applicant would need to uphold the school ethos and demonstrate the core values.

The Candidate

• Experience supporting individuals with Autism

• Patience, empathy and enthusiasm

• Demonstrate effective communication

• Confident working on a 1:1 basis

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you the please email your CV to stating the role you are interested in or call our office on 01772 386242.


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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