Autism Support Teaching Assistant based in a Special Needs Unit

Location: Brent
Job Type: Part Time
Industry: SEN
Reference: PE11358537
Salary: £60 - £80 per day
Job Published: 17 days ago

We are working with a good SEN School for students with Severe and Profound Learning Disabilities (including Autism). All students have an Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP) or are admitted to an assessment basis.
The School has several facilities that are accessible to students:
-Home Economics Room
-Soft Play Cabin
-Hydrotherapy Pool
The School runs Minibuses which are used to support learning activities Swimming, College Links, Work Experience day trips, etc.
They employ their own Teacher to act as Regional Tutor for Makaton signing and they routinely use Picture Exchange Communication Systems (PECS) to support students. All staff are accredited in Team-Teach approach to managing behaviour. This is a whole school approach that ranges from understanding behaviour and de-escalation techniques to safely intervening if physical restraint is required.

Teaching Assistant:
Protocol are currently looking for a Teaching Assistant who can join the LSA team. Ideally, you will have experience supporting students with autism across the spectrum.

You will be able to possess the following skills and support the following:
-Establish a routing with students
-Consider their learning environment
-Manage changes and transitions
-Communicate clearly
-Integrate their interests
-Work with their parents/carers
-Build your resilience

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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