Autism Teaching Assistant

Location: Southwark
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs | Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants | Primary SEN Support | SEN
Reference: PE11247009
Salary: £65 - £80 per day
Job Published: 21 days ago
A primary school which caters to children with autism, complex needs and severe learning disabilities in the borough of Southwark is looking for teaching assistants to join their team. The role requires that you work Monday to Friday (term time only) during the hours 08:15- 16:00 and would be starting after the Easter break.

The school prides itself on its inclusive teaching style and it's supportive staff environment. There are permanent opportunities available for the right candidates.

The ideal candidate for this role will be a creative, patient, individual who has a passion for working with children with special needs.

You will be working on a 1:1 basis with a pupil who works with a visual timetable and at times can be physically challenging. It is important that you are confident with dealing with challenging behaviour so experience either in a professional or personal capacity would be beneficial.

To be considered for this role, you must be:

• Confident in managing challenging behaviour.
• Able to come up with creative approaches to keep students engaged with the learning process.
• Available immediately and able to commit for at least 6 months.
• Able to prepare materials for lessons as well as adapt current resources.
• Comfortable assessing a pupil's progress and supporting the class teacher.
• Able to provide a reference from the last two years working with children or vulnerable adults in either a professional or volunteer capacity.

An enhanced DBS is required by law to work with children, if you do not have one on the update service, you must be prepared to apply for one through Protocol Education at the cost of £40.

If you are interested in this role then please apply online successful applicants will be contacted within 3 working days.