We are looking for a Teaching Assistant with experience of working with students with ASD.
1 year fixed term contract for an immediate start
30 hours per week Term Time Only 08:30-15:30 (we could consider a 3pm finish for the right candidate)
Applications are now open for a Teaching Assistant post to work in our Resource Base for students with Speech Language and Communication Needs, including those on the Autistic Spectrum. The successful candidate will work largely with one identified student to support them in class in their mainstream lessons and in small group or one-to-one sessions with the student. Experience of working with students one-to-one, particularly those with difficulties with emotional regulation and sensory needs, would be an advantage.
Applicants must have GCSE C grade in English and Maths or equivalent.
We are looking for enthusiastic and effective people with the ability to adapt and cope with change to complement our team. Applicants should be able to use a range of strategies to ensure that students develop good behaviour for learning and should be able to remain calm. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate an awareness of strategies which can support the learning of those with ASD, including how to develop their life skills and effective communication.
All posts are subject to satisfactory completion of a literacy test and a successful interview.
The Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, marital status, disability or age. All applicants are considered on the basis of their merits and abilities for the job. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
All posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.
The Academy will only accept applications directly from candidates themselves.
If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume you were unsuccessful on this occasion.
Please note that we reserve the right to close this post early, should we receive a high volume of applications.