Autism Teaching Assistants

Yeovil, Somerset
Grade 15
11 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Amazing Autism Teaching Assistants

Required from: 1st September, 2019

‘The Preston Centre’ is our onsite base for students with an EHCP for autism

Full-time 33.5 hrs /week 39 weeks a year Grade 15

We are a Business & Enterprise Academy that aspires to embody our strapline of ‘Bringing Learning to Life & Life to Learning’ for every student every day. We place a large emphasis on the development of character and personality of our students, alongside a relentless drive for improving progress in all of the subjects that they study. We aim to be GREAT in everything that we do.

We are seeking to appoint 7 motivated and caring teaching assistants, who are ready to join a team of specialist staff in working with young people with autism in a mainstream setting. You will have a commitment to ensuring pupils in The Preston Centre achieve good educational and personal outcomes as they access mainstream lessons and also individual/small group teaching.

The Preston Centre is currently managed by Somerset County Council but there are plans to transfer this to Preston School imminently. Employment will be undertaken by Preston School from 1st September, under the proviso that the school takes on the running of the base, which it fully intends to do and is currently in the process of doing.

Information on the school and post can be accessed from the website . This post is subject to two references along with enhanced DBS check from Criminal Record Bureau and medical history check.

Advert out: Thursday 13th June

Closing date: Monday 1st July

Interview date: w/b Monday 8th July