SEN Teaching Assistant – Autism Experience

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Job Reference: 0000138755

Date Added: 16.07.19

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Location Icon Birmingham

£ £325 - £385 Per week

Location Icon Job Type: Education and Training

Sector Icon Sector: SEN

Duration Icon Duration: Temporary

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SEN Teaching Assistant – GBP60 – GBP77 per day – Great Barr

Aspire People are looking to recruit an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant for a Special school situated in the Great Barr area. If you are experienced in working with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) in a school, specialist or care setting then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
We are working in partnership with a welcoming and inclusive Special School in Great Barr who are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working and highly motivated Teaching Assistant to provide to one-to-one support for an identified pupil with Autism (ASD).

The school will require and experienced SEN teaching assistant/ Learning support assistant who is:
*Experienced in supporting pupils or adults with Autism and has a strong understanding of how a pupil’s needs can be met within a mainstream setting
*Confident managing challenging behaviour in the classroom and using de-escalation techniques. Team-Teach trained is not essential but would be an advantage.
*Skilled working with pupils with communication difficulties; PECS training would be an advantage but is not essential
*Able to demonstrate the impact you have had on a child’s progress and development.

You would be joining a well establishes, supportive and welcoming SEN support team, where you would be well supported within your role and development would be highly encouraged. The school serves a diverse catchment area with several students on roll from minority ethnic backgrounds who speak English as an additional language. The school have a very harmonious and inclusive education policy in which all students are given the support and skills to succeed in education and beyond.

If this sounds like the next step in your career then please send your CV over
We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all candidates as well as adhering to strict Safeguarding procedures. Your application will be subject to 2 educational references and an enhanced DBS check.

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.