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Teaching Assistant

Ambitious about AutismHaringey

Come and join our team! We have an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant.


Our learners begin their journey with us at various points of the year, depending on their previous educational situation and their transition to start at our school, which is specialised for them.


Who are TreeHouse School?


TreeHouse school is an Ofsted 'Outstanding' non-maintained special school, providing support and education to over 95 pupils aged 3-19. Our goal for all our pupils and learners is to ensure that when they leave our setting's they will have the opportunity to access employment, further education, or training and to live as part of the communities of their choice.


Your role as a Teaching and Behaviour Support:


Providing person centred, day to day support, delivering 1:1, paired and small group teaching, and learner sessions using Positive Behaviour Support (PBS). 

Supervise and support our learners to engage in community-based learning and educational visits.

Use your creativity daily to support lesson plans through preparing materials and resources.

Support our learners to develop crucial life skills, meet their goals and aspirations through communication, independence and participation.

What do you get in return?


Sociable Working hours: 8.45am start each day and an early finish on a Friday.

Holidays: 11 weeks non-term time per academic year + bank holidays.  

Salary: Highly competitive salary reviewed at 6 months and then annually.

Travel: Free on-site parking, Cycle2Work scheme up to £5000 and season ticket loans to spread the cost of your commute.

Learning & development: A wide range of CPD opportunities, internal vacancies and additional responsibilities to give you the chance to explore different career pathways.

Wellbeing: Excellent free wellbeing programmes, social wellbeing committee: open forums to discuss current and ongoing events, running clubs, cooking classes and more! We also have an Employee assistance programme, open 24/7 that offers support and counselling.

Please find our full list of benefits here: https://jobs.ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk/jobs/benefits-rewards/


Start date: We are accepting applications to start now and January 2021.


For further information please contact lmartucci@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk or 0208 142 3845


See a virtual tour of our a school here - https://treehouseschool.org.uk/our-school/virtual-tour


Ambitious about Autism is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity and we warmly welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates. We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit.


Ambitious about Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. 


The Safeguarding responsibilities of the post as per the job description and personal specification. 


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