London (East)
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

SEN (ASD) Academic Support Teaching Assistant Job - East London

SEN (ASD) and Academic Support - Specialist Teaching Assistant Job in East London

The school:

Hays is working in partnership with a mainstream Secondary School based in the Newham area who are currently looking for experienced SEN Teaching Assistants to join their staff during the current term. The school is culturally diverse and offers an attractive work environment. The school is committed to inclusion and offers in-house training as well as a chance of teacher training for those looking to pursue a teaching career in the future.

The role:

As an SEN Teaching Assistant you will be asked to provide support to key children with Autism across all year groups (KS3-KS5). Your key pupils will require 1:1 assistance, as well as in small groups and will often be classroom based. You will often be working alongside other Teaching Assistants. Children with severe ASD may display challenging behaviour. Working knowledge of PECS, Makaton, intensive interaction, colourful semantics and/or joint attention is required. Personal care including toileting may be required.

What you need to be considered for this role:

A commitment to the principles of inclusive education and inclusive communities
An interest in disability rights and the confidence to challenge misconceptions and discrimination
An open mind
A creative but practical approach to problem solving
A can-do attitude and willingness to take initiative
Fluency in English and strong Numeracy skills
Previous experience of supporting children with Autism in a school environment
Strong behaviour management skills

What you'll get in return:

Competitive rates of pay
A timetable to suit your needs
Free Child Protection and Safeguarding Training
A personal and dedicated consultant
Recognised holder of the DfE Quality Mark
Refer a Friend scheme - Qualify for vouchers worth up to £250 every time you recommend a Teacher or Teaching Assistant

What you need to do now:

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Please contact Matt Allen at Hays on 0207 259 8770

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