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SEND Teaching Assistant - Autism

  • £55 - £65 per day
  • Newton Aycliffe
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: 229146271

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SEND Teaching Assistant – Autism Specialism

The Education Network are currently seeking enthusiastic, confident and hardworking SEND Teaching Assistants who specialise in supporting children who have Autism. We work in close partnership with several specialist schools for children with ASD, and are proud to be able to provide them with high-quality staff who are comfortable working with children across the Autism spectrum.

We offer a variety of roles supporting children with ASD so we are confident that we can find something to suit your individual skill-set, experience and career aspirations. Whether you are looking to secure a permanent role as an SEND Teaching Assistant or simply want to get a foot in the door of a few new settings, The Education Network are here to help.

The ideal SEND Teaching Assistant will:

*Have recent and relevant experience in a similar role, preferably working with children with Autism though we will accept applicants with a background in mainstream education/care/nursing etc.

*Posses the key transferrable skills needed to be able to effectively support children with ASD, such as resilience, confidence, patience and a nurturing personality

*Have experience dealing with the challenging behaviour that children with Autism can present

*Be able to effectively assist learning on a 1:1, small group or whole class basis depending on what is required

*Possess an enhanced DBS certificate or be willing to obtain one

*Have a full understanding of the safeguarding responsibilities of an SEND Teaching Assistant

For an informal chat about the SEND Teaching Assistant roles we have available, please apply directly to this advert and our SEND Resourcer Beth will be happy to help. We hope to hear from you soon!

The Education Network Offer:

Our specialist team have a combined experience of over 25 years and have unrivalled reputation within the education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.

The opportunity to work in friendly, caring and supportive atmosphere where every child matters. Highly supportive, committed and hard working Consultants who will endeavor to find assignments suited to your needs.
An opportunity to extend your professional development as well as excellent rates of pay.

The Education Network is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including enhanced DBS checks and references.-
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.