SEND Teaching Assistant - Autism & MLD - Loughborough, Loughborough

ABC TeachersLoughborough
Date posted:
Start date: January
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Supply
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

ABC Teachers are actively recruiting on behalf of a special school in Loughborough for a full time Teaching Assistant that specialises in working with Multiple Learning Difficulties and Autism to cover absences on a supply basis. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the class teacher, you will be expected to work in groups and on a one to one basis carrying out intensive interaction sessions as well as assisting in the therapy pool within the school. The successful candidate will have had experience working with Autism and learning disabilities before for a minimum of six months, this can be from working within the Health and social care sector or a similar field, previous experience working in a school is not essential. Please see below the other criteria that applicants need to have:

Required Attributes:

•         Have a patient, supportive, empathetic and understanding nature.

•         Preferable but not essential – Previous Experience working with students aged 3 – 19 with Autism or learning disabilities.

•         Happy to work with children of all ages and young adults (3-19).

•         Be vigilant and supportive when managing / de-escalating challenging behaviour.

•         Comfortable with Personal Care if required.

•         Have a real desire to work with SEN students on the Autistic Spectrum.

•         Be confident working with both groups and 1:1.

•         Be confident when liaising with parents and colleagues.

Essential Requirements:

•         Applicant must be available more than 3 days a week. (Monday to Friday)

•         Applicant must hold a current enhanced DBS certificate or be willing to undergo one through ABC Teachers and have it registered on the Update Service.

•         Must have experience working with Autism.

Our specialist SEND consultants have the knowledge and expertise to find the ideal placement for you, with our long-standing and trusting relationships with each of our clients we are guaranteed to place you in positions to enhance your career and experience.

We promise to provide you with an honest and efficient service where we deliver high levels of customer service and after care to every candidate and client.

Benefits of working with ABC Teachers:

•         Rewarding rates of pay – ABC Teachers pay to National Living Wage, not national minimum wage. We pay this as an absolute minimum to all of our candidates.

•         Professional support.

•         Committed consultants.

•         Continuous Support and feedback throughout.

•         In house payroll department, so no need to sign up with a payroll provider.

To Apply

Candidates will be required to attend a face to face interview to register; we will need to gain two references either academic or professional and hold an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure (or be prepared to allow us to process one for you).

If you register with ABC Teachers, we are so confident about getting you work; we will run you a brand new DBS disclosure and will FULLY REFUND YOU ONCE YOU WORK FOR ONE DAY THROUGH OURSELVES.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Kelsey Munro today on 01509 608017 or 'Apply now' to submit your details.

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ABC Teachers are an REC Gold Standard Awarded Education Agency, part of TES. Candidates pay rates are competitive and in line with the AWR policy which means that after a qualifying period, supply teachers can be paid to the comparable scale offered by the school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. All staff will hold an enhanced DBS

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