Teaching Assistant – Specialist in ASD/Autism Champion, Southampton

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Itchen CollegeSouthampton
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Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £18,125 per annum pro rata
Contract term: Temporary
  • Temporary contract until July 2019 (in the first instance)
  • Term time only, 39 weeks
  • Monday - Friday working a minimum of 27hrs (up to 33.5hrs)

A member of the Hampshire Sixth Form Colleges’ Partnership committed to Equality and Diversity

The college is looking to expand its Support for Learning Department (S4L) with the appointment of a specialist Teaching Assistant who is passionate about enabling young people with ASD to succeed. The main purpose of the role is to support students with ASD, both in and out of the classroom. The role will also involve working with other LSAs/TAs and teachers, to ensure students are well supported, as well as liaison with parents/carers. 

Applicants for this post should be either currently working in schools/colleges as a TA/LSA, or training towards becoming a TA/LSA. Experience of working with students with ASD is essential. 

 To apply for this vacancy, please complete the support staff application form available at www.itchen.ac.uk and return to applications@itchen.ac.uk. Please note CVs will not be accepted as an alternative form of application.

Closing date: Noon on Wednesday 12th December 2018  

Interviews: Tuesday 18th December 2018

Itchen Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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