Autism Specialist in Lewisham School

Location: Lewisham
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: PE11266216
Salary: £60 - £75 per day
Job Published: 28 days ago
Protocol Education is recruiting for an ASD specialist to work within a mainstream school located in the London borough of Lewisham. The school follows the national curriculum but also offers a modified curriculum for their autistic pupils to ensure they can participate in all areas of the curriculum and learn effectively from their individual starting points.
Part of your role will include supporting the teacher with a variety of teaching methods to suit each pupils' different learning styles. For instance, some children will benefit from a multi-sensory approach that accommodates their kinaesthetic and visual learning styles. As an ASD teaching assistant, you will need to be resilient, compassionate and patient, understanding the importance of embracing individual uniqueness within every child. By creating a safe and encouraging environment so that each pupil can flourish and feel a sense of accomplishment, belonging and acceptance.

Responsibilities:

·Boosting academic performance in English (including reading, writing and phonics), Maths, Science and other subjects.
·Communication, speech and language skills.
·Social skills, behaviour and emotional-regulation support.
·Study-skills and organisation-skills support.
·Building confidence and self-esteem
·Happy to work one to one and small group work.
·Enhancing independence.

For this role, you will have:

· Teaching and Learning Support Qualification.
·Experience working in a mainstream school or in a SEN department, a special needs school or in private tutoring.

Apply now with an up-to-date CV and all successful candidates will be contacted to progress their application.
Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00..