Autism Specialist Teaching Assistant

12 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a teaching assistant who would like to specialise in autism? Are you keen to secure a role supporting autism in a primary school?

Tradewind recruitment is working on behalf of a fantastic primary school who are looking for an autism teaching assistant to support a little boy in year 2 who has autism. He is currently making good progress and the head teacher and SENCo are now looking for an autism experienced teaching assistant who can aid this positive progress. Ideally you will have previous experience supporting children or adults with autism on a 11 basis with the support and direction of the class teacher. The ideal autism teaching assistant will be able to quickly build a good rapport with children and staff and will need to demonstrate a commitment to the role.

This is a fulltime role that runs until the end of the academic year in July 2018, although if you are the right fit there is an opportunity to carry on in top the next academic year 2018/19. The allocated pay rate for the role is GBP80 per day

Hammersmith and Fulham
The school is easily accessible and located in the Barons Court area, minutes form the station and close to local bus routes.

We are looking for:

*Autism Teaching Assistants who ideally have some previous experience working with children, or young adults, with Autism/ASD and complex needs
*General knowledge and interest in Autism
*Any experience of the following is helpful but not necessary; PECS, Makaton, Now and Next Boards, Visual Timetables, TEACCH approach
*It is preferable that you have knowledge of the national curriculum as you may be supporting small groups with particular subject/s (e.g. Numeracy, literacy booster groups)
*Good organisation and interpersonal skills.

In return the school offers:

*Modern, spacious school facilities
*CPD training opportunities
*An organised and forward thinking senior leadership team

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! Thats 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme recommend a friend and earn up to *GBP100
*Full interview preparation and assistance so youre fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning our support doesnt stop once weve secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
To join us and be successful in this Autism Teaching Assistant role you will need to:

*Have a university degree or teaching assistant qualification
*At least 6 months experience working in schools with reference support you
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click Apply now to be considered for this great position as Autism Teaching Assistant in Westminster, Greater London. Or for more information about the role, contact Maddy Watson on ##### ######/ ############.### quoting reference 130913

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your career.
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, thats 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
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