1:1 Autism Teaching Assistants

Recruiter
Teaching Personnel
Location
Maidenhead
Posted
13 Apr 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with a school looking for Teaching Assistants to work full time from after Easter and from May half term.

The school caters for 62 pupils' primary and secondary age with Autism (verbal and non-verbal) and associated learning disabilities including emotional/mental health needs and communication difficulties.

Pupils will use a variation of PEC's and Makaton signing to communicate. Each pupil receives an individualistic intervention programme based on learning through rewards. Most pupils will work 1:1 with a key Teaching Assistant who will observe, track progress and record the data on charts.

Successful candidates:

  • Experience personal or professional experience with Autism
  • Special Needs Experience in a mainstream and/or SEN setting
  • Resilient and comfortable managing behaviour
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Quick at learning and adapting to change
  • Passion to work with children

All staff are expected to work Monday-Thursday (8.30am- 4.30pm) and Friday (8.30am - 3.30pm). Although all pupils leave at 3.30pm staffs stay on for training and personal development.

You are very welcome to visit the school to and see what they do and how they work!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see faqs for details.


All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.


Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.


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