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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Axcis Education
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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A small 'Outstanding' special educational needs school based in Islington catering for students aged between 13 - 19 years old with autistic spectrum disorders and Speech and Language Difficulties to join them ASAP.

The successful teaching assistant will be required to provide 1:1 classroom support. As a special needs teaching assistant you will also be required to develop their social communication, interaction and interpretation skills and play an active role in developing their confidence, self-esteem and independence.

The ideal special needs teaching assistant will need to be committed to providing support to learners with a range of needs, be flexible in your approach and able to work as part of a team.

The school is looking for Special Needs teaching assistants with excellent communication skills, a good sense of humour and lots of patience and enthusiasm. Previous experience with SEND is a requirement. Understanding and experience of using Makaton, PECs and sensory approaches are advantageous but not essential.

This is a full time, long term role to start ASAP and will continue until the end of the academic year.

Pay - £78 - £100 a day

About the role:
• SEND Teaching Assistant - working with ASD.
• Full time, (Mon-Fri)

Ideal Candidate:
• Previous SEND experience is essential - specifically with Autism
• Makaton and PECS experience - highly desirable but not essential

About the school:
• Small SEND school
• Warm friendly and supportive staff
• Ongoing training provided
• Well resourced school with state-of-the-art facilities
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