1:1 ASD TA

Chippenham, Wiltshire
Date Posted:16 Dec 2019
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£60 - £65 per day
  1. Long-term

1:1 ASD TA

Chippenham, Wiltshire
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We are currently looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant with Autism Experience to work at one of our schools in Chippenham.

Our client school is looking to recruit Teaching Assistant with experience of supporting young people in Primary phases on the Autistic spectrum from Term 3 until term 5. This job might be suitable for you if you have previously supported young people with Autism in Early Years.

Our school is currently looking to consider candidates with both practical and theoretical understanding of the spectrum. The ability to manage challenging behaviour is required however not necessary depending on the circumstances of the young person. Most of the work will involve supporting the pupil in Year 2 on a 1:1 basis and enabling learning and behavioural and communication development. The ability to understand the condition and eagerness to come up with effective behavioural strategies will be key to build a rapport with the student.

This role might be ideal for you if:

-You worked with young people/young adults on the Autistic Spectrum.
-You have previously worked within an Education/Childcare/Alternative Education setting with KS1 students.
-You are available for work full-time.
-You have a flexible approach and have got understanding of Autism and use of MAKATON/PECS
-You are looking for a long-term Teaching Assistant position.
-You currently reside in Bristol or can commute/relocate within a reasonable amount of time. School is accessible with car.

Highly Desirable:

-Special Educational Needs Experience
-Training in Makaton, PECS and Autism.

Location: Chippenham

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! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've 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 these positions you will need to have:

* Experience of working with children or vulnerable adults
*Be available to work full time 0830-1530
*Must have SEN & Primary experience
* This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
* Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
* You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position or for more information about the role, contact Lottie Dullea on 01173445070/ Lottie.dullea@twrecruitment.com

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching 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, that's 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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