Autism Support in Southwark School

Location: Southwark
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: PE11236110
Salary: £60 - £75 per day
Job Published: about 1 month ago
An OUSTANDING special needs school in Southwark is looking for teaching assistants to join their growing team. The school is state of the art and caters to secondary pupils on the autistic spectrum.

This role is five days a week during school hours. Duties will include helping the pupils engage with the lessons, working on a one to one basis in some cases and assisting the pupils where needed during lunch times and to the bathroom

You should be able to demonstrate a proactive nature, have a flexible approach, good organisational skills and the ability to build relationships with children and work well within a team. All our teaching assistants have a wider responsibility to monitor the welfare of all our pupils throughout the day as dictated by school requirements, in particular during break times and lunchtimes.

The position requires experience of working with children with a range of additional needs, including autism, speech and language, attachment difficulties. You will assist the child in accessing all areas of the curriculum to the best of his/her ability. The post involves working alongside the class teacher to provide effective learning support to one pupil and to other individuals and groups of children in the class, and as required across the school.

Apply now with an up-to-date CV and all successful candidates will be contacted to progress their application. If you would like to discuss this role or other potential roles call Amy Webb on 0208 971 1284.

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.