Autism Specialist Teaching Assistant Role - Melton Mowbray

Recruiter
TeacherActive
Location
Leicestershire
Posted
10 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
TeacherActive are working with an Outstanding SEN School in Melton Mowbray which caters for pupils with Autism.

The school caters for children aged 5 - 19 and in addition to an academic curriculum the school also enhances the social and emotional development of children through a variety of community based enrichment activities.

The ideal candidate will be:

* Flexible and adaptable to work with a variety of needs and age ranges, as the school cater for students aged between 5-19 years' old
* Team Teach trained (desirable but not essential)
* Experienced working with Autistic learners either in residential or school based settings
* Be confident to manage challenging behaviour, in particular for those students who have impaired communication abilities
* Be willing to get involved in team meetings to discuss the progress students (both academically and socially)
* Be willing to get involved in extra-curricular activities including regular trips out into the community to encourage social skills
* A positive role model for the students at all times, encouraging positive social behaviour and engagement within the curriculum
* Able to support both verbal and non-verbal students who may use additional communication aids such as Makaton and PECS
* Confident to differentiate the levels of support depending on the student's needs and abilities, including those working on P Levels

To apply for this post, please contact Ashleigh on ##### ######or email your up to date CV to #####@######.###

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services.

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