Autism Specialist Teaching Assistant, Keighley

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Vision for Education LtdKeighley

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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £61.43 - £69 (per day)
Contract term: Temporary

Autism Specialist Teaching Assistant

  • Experienced or trained to work with Autistic young people?
  • Qualifications in Supporting Teaching and Learning, EYFS curriculum, NCFE or NVQ?
  • April 2018 start
  • Keighley SEND school

This family friendly, inclusive school community has a rare opening for an additional support staff member to join their staff team.

This requirement is to work with a lively and active student in KS1 area of school who is currently developing his social, emotional and communication abilities and requires 1:1 support in order to meet his learning goals.

Some aspects of the role include supporting him in class, working individually in the nurture room and with individual tasks, supporting from a distance at play time and in peer interaction, feeding back to class teacher and parents, interpreting and working from teacher’s planning during some short sessions to deliver input.

Team Teach training is a must for this role in order the correctly respond to and manage some more challenging behaviours. Vision for Education can provide a fully expensed course during Easter holidays for those who have not completed this recently FREE OF CHARGE. 

Working hours are 8.30-3.30pm Monday to Friday. Your timetable will include working one to one part of the day, as well as rotating to work with other students to keep interaction varied for the young person. The pay for this role will be between £61.43 and £69 (per day).

This school is well resourced and staffed by some excellent practitioners, and a high standard of candidate is required. You will be paid in accordance with the school’s pay scales for their own staff.

Pending the success of the post, for those interested in longer term work and progression, this may become a permanent requirement  you can apply for..

Up to date training in Safeguarding training is essential and we will require you to complete a 6 hour course with us (free of charge) if you have not completed a certified course in the last 9 months.

Why Vision?

A hardworking and ethical agency

Paid by PAYE

Full adherence to Agency Workers’ Regulations

Access to unlimited training free of charge

Fully expensed social events to meet other staff

Friendly and professional, knowledgeable and approachable

We know and support SEND.

Please contact our friendly SEND team in Huddersfield today for more information or to apply for this role 01484 642928


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