PECS/Makaton Specialist

Location: Grays, Thurrock, England
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Nursery Nurse | Secondary Cover Supervisors | SEN Support Jobs | Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants | Nursery Support | Secondary Support | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11323328
Salary: £62 - £70 per day
Job Published: 18 days ago
A school in Thurrock is looking to appoint talented Learning Support Assistants with an extensive background in supporting those with SEN.

About the school:
• Offers fantastic training to staff
• Recieved a "good" rating from Ofsted
• Vibrant and dynamic learning culture
• Friendly team of staff
• Access to parking

About the role:
• Support pupils in the dedicated learning centre
• Work 1:1 and in small groups
• You may use SEN specialist techniques such as PECS / Makaton to support students
• Encourage pupils to be confident learners
• Promote a positive learning environment
• Follow students' Education Health Care Plans
• Monitor their progress

Requirements:
• 6 months experience as a Learning Support Assistant / Support Worker
• Strong understanding of supporting children / adults with Autism
• Understanding of PECS / Makaton is ideal
• Must be available full-time and long-term from September 2021
• Clear DBS on the update service or willing to obtain one