Level 2 TA to Support a Child with ASD

Halesowen, West Midlands
Date Posted: 13 Nov 2023
  1. Teaching Assistant
£76 - £99.43 per day
  1. Long-term

Level 2 TA to Support a Child with ASD

Halesowen, West Midlands

We are looking for a Level 2 Qualified Teaching Assistant with the experience and knowledge required to support a young child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in a Primary School in Halesowen.

About the School:

We are currently working with a three-form entry school in Halesowen rated "GOOD" on its most recent OFSTED inspection. The school is a large school where the children are happy and enjoy attending their school. There is a calm and purposeful atmosphere throughout the school where the pupils display good behaviour. The headteacher and senior leaders are a strong team and are ambitious for all pupils to excel in their work. This is well communicated to the wider team and to the children. The staff within the school feel welcomed and well supported and in turn feel proud to work at this school. Professional development is at the heart of the school, the teachers and support staff regularly reflect on their practice and are keen to learn new techniques to improve the quality of teaching at the school.

About the Role:

The role will consist of using your knowledge of the National Curriculum in conjunction with your knowledge and experience of working with ASD. You will work with the classroom teacher and other support staff to provide tailored support to the children you are working with. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing educational materials for lessons.
  • Assisting and overseeing the activities of individuals, small groups, and the entire class.
  • Establishing a purposeful atmosphere in alignment with lesson plans.
  • Adjusting the level of assistance based on the specific needs of each child.
  • Monitoring the physical, social, and emotional well-being of the students closely.
  • Abiding by and implementing the school's behavior policy, and contributing to managing challenging behavior.
  • Creating an interactive and stimulating learning environment.
  • Offering regular feedback to teachers regarding the child's achievements and progress.
  • Demonstrating and encouraging positive behavior through appropriate language and communication skills.
  • Maintaining records and participating in meetings to assess the children's development.
  • Collaborating with other professionals, such as speech and language therapists or educational psychologists.

This role is a full time role 8:15am - 3:40pm, working Monday - Friday.

If you are a reliable, passionate and enthusiastic person who is keen to make an impact on the children's lives, please get in touch and join our team.

To be considered for this role or to gain further information please get in touch with Grace on 0121 643 3505 or email Grace.Dickinson@twrecruitment.com.

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