Due to it's success, the SEN unit in this highly regarded Primary School in Hillingdon is expanding in the hope that it can provide more places for Autistic pupils to access learning in this brilliant facility.
This position is for a Autism Support Assistant with a focus on Speech and Language, working with students across Key Stages 1 and 2 with severe speech and language and communication difficulties.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in ASD support, able to build effective relationships with students and encourage their development through persistence and positive reinforcement. You must be patient and caring, providing a safe and comfortable environment for students to engage in learning. You must effectively implement students individual learning plans (IEP), often working with senior staff, Therapists and parents to ensure support strategies are working.
Experience using PECS or Makaton as tools to support Autistic pupils is highly beneficial.
Above all, the chosen candidate must be proactive and passionate about supporting young people with special needs.
This position is a full-time, long term post, based in the London Borough of Hillingdon with good transport links from Central London. Please apply below with your updated CV.
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 £44.00.