Autism Secondary Teaching Assistant - ASD Specialism TA
Full time 8:30 - 15:30
£85 - £100 per day
Do you have experience supporting children with autism, professional, voluntarily or within a school?
Are you someone who is interested in helping primary age students with autism improve their independence, develop their communication, and develop their social skill set?
GSL SEND are currently recruiting for an ASD Teaching Assistant for a Special Needs school in Hounslow, Feltham. This ASD Teaching Assistant is full time and will start immediately following a successful trial day/ interview. The school are looking to hire on a long-term basis for the full academic year - July 2022.
The role ASC Teaching Assistant is fulfilling and varied with multiple responsibilities; you will be expected to support the class teacher during lessons with the educational and social needs of pupils, you will support in setting up and closing down of the class, build resources and work 1:1 and group work with students. You will support in phonics, to engage students and ensure their progress. Due to the students' needs and ASD there is a focus on developing Social Skills in lessons, during exercise and in group sessions improving life skills and communication skills.
What are we looking for?
Aspiring Pastoral Workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, SALTs, Counsellors, and Social Workers
A Passion for working with children with autism
Ideally previous experience supporting children with autism in any environment; personal, education or care
Personable and caring personality
Previous support role within a school or other child related experience.
Trained in or prior use of the Attention Autism Approach, PECS, TEACCH, ABA and or SPELL.
A caring and professional manner, willing to support with the personal care of pupils.
Must have legal right to work in the UK and an Enhanced DBS certificate on the Update Service.What will you get?
Continued Professional Development as a ASD Secondary Teaching Assistant
A long-term contract that will become permanent after 2 terms subject to performance
Potential to train as a teacher
To work in a highly reputable large special needs school
As an Autism Teaching Assistant, you will be responsible for the enrichment of special needs children's education, tasked with enhancing the school experience of the young people at this school. This is a great opportunity in a growing establishment with excellent support to build experience working amongst young people with autism
Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting opportunity? If so, please either apply below or contact Daniel Wade at GSL directly via either sending a CV to (url removed) or call (phone number removed) to find out more.
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