A thriving, highly successful school in Hillingdon, West London is looking for a Autism Support Assistant to join them as soon as possible. It will be to work partly in the mainstream classes with SEN children and partly in the Autistic Unit which is joined on to the school.
This is a three-form-entry Primary School based in Uxbridge with great transport links.
The successful candidate will have experience of working with students in Key Stages 1 and 2 and be a confident and charismatic presence in the classroom.
You will work with small groups of SEN students, particularly in the area of Autism to differentiate work and manage behaviour. You must be passionate about providing special needs pupils with a high standard of education. You will be patient and calm, able to manage pupils focus and engage them in learning activities. You must consistently observe and assess student progress and feed back to Class Teachers and other Special Needs professionals.
You must have good grades in English and Maths (minimum C at GCSE) and any knowledge of PECS or Makaton is highly desirable.
The school is very supportive and has a structured professional development plan in place for their Support Assistants.
This opportunity is temp to perm.
Please apply below if you are available for a long term position in the London Borough of Hillingdon.
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