ASD Teaching Assistant - High Wycombe

Supply Desk
31 Mar 2019
29 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
September Start – ASD Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant Specialising in ASD/Autism required for a pupil centred, caring a passionate school in High Wycombe.

Supply Desk are currently working in partnership with a school situated in High Wycombe to recruit a reliable and committed Teaching Assistant who is able to support a pupil with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

This mainstream school in High Wycombe are an Ofsted rated 'Good' school which cater to a range of pupils across KS1-KS2. They are passionate about providing the best opportunities to the young people that attend their school and look for high quality staff when recruiting. The staff describe their school as a great place to work and talk openly about the benefits that come from working with a great team.

Your role within the school:

Teaching Assistants role involves advancing pupil's learning in a range of classroom settings, including 1:1 support, small group work and the whole class support alongside the teacher.

If successful you will be working in a KS2 class supporting a pupil in year 2 with Autism. This pupil can often struggle socially and emotionally within school so would benefit from a committed and reliable person to support them through the rest of the school year. This role is term to perm opportunity.

Desirable skills/experience:

• Appropriate levels of childcare including experience of working with pupils with lower ability to raise pupils learning levels is advantageous however a confident and positive approach to behaviour management and ability to plan, organise and use own initiative is essential.

• You must be familiar with school curriculum and age-related expectations of pupils, examination frameworks and teaching methods.

• It is important you understand the importance of working collaboratively with the teaching team to support the curriculum

• Be able to monitor pupil's participation, progress and provide feedback as appropriate.

Supply Desk is working in partnership with Buckinghamshire Local Authority and represent a host of opportunities in Buckinghamshire. In addition to top rates of pay, and a commitment to your professional development we can offer you a pension contribution scheme and a dedicated consultant to support you every step of the way. Please visit our website .

To take full advantage of this opportunity please forward your CV to

or call Jenny Harrison on: (phone number removed) / (phone number removed) / (phone number removed) or Nav Panesar on (phone number removed) for more information.

Due to the overwhelming response to online advertising, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Supply Desk offer a £100 ‘Golden Hello’ for anyone who introduces a teacher/teaching assistant. Get in touch for further details.

Supply Desk is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment and meet Safer Recruitment standards

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