Autism Support Assistant (KS3/KS4), Durham

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Vision for Education LtdDurham

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Supply
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Vision for Education are currently recruiting for an experienced Support Assistant to work within a specialist school in the Durham area. The role is due to commence on a full time/supply basis until 20th July 2018. You will be working across KS3 and KS4 classes, providing support to students with Autism. The ability to be resilient and adaptable is very important to the school, so the successful candidate must hold these qualities.

An ideal candidate will have:

  • A caring, approachable and empathetic personality toward young people with complex needs
  • A caring and approachable personality with a genuine desire to make a difference
  • Experience of working with young people or adults with profound Autism
  • Have a patient, supportive and understanding nature
  • Happy to work with children of all ages (11-16)
  • Be vigilant and supportive when managing / de-escalating challenging behaviour
  • Be flexible in your teaching style in order to adapt to each individual.
  • Be confident working with both groups and 1:1

In return we can offer you:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly through PAYE
  • Free access to all CPD such as Team Teach and seminars on behaviour management techniques
  • Pension Contributions (subject to qualifying period)
  • Vision for Education pay all employee NI contributions
  • Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drink
  • Access to a dedicated SEN consultant 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

All candidates must hold a current enhanced DBS certificate or be willing to undergo one and have it registered on the online update service. Full assistance will be provided

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