Primary Teaching Assistant Required with Autism Experience

Croydon, London
Date Posted:21 Oct 2020
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£70 - £90 per day + negotiable
  1. Long-term

Primary Teaching Assistant Required with Autism Experience

Croydon, London
The school Require:

Experience within SEN * Hard-working, experienced, committed and motivated practitioners from special or mainstream background * Comfortable working with very challenging students with ASD * Team Teach training desirable but not necessary for the role * Friendly, caring and professional manner.

The provision is attached to a mainstream school, the provision has a small number of students with Autism. The school is well resourced and has excellent amenities as well as enjoying a professional and caring work ethos. The school possesses a calm and secure work environment and is led by a strong Head Teacher who provides exceptional on-going support throughout the school. The school is located very close to a mainline station.

The TA role will require you to work in an environment where no 2 days will be the same and have the relevant experience doing so. The role will require you to have experience within ASD considered, and any training within Makaton/PECS/TeamTeach will be extremely advantageous.

Pupils will be part of an inspirational learning environment and we expect all pupils to be aspirational and achieve well beyond their expectations.
The School believe that every pupil should learn the skills for life-long learning and should be able to develop as good citizens who contribute fully to their community.
The school will use a skills-based curriculum with regular, rigorous testing to identify and track the progress of pupils of all abilities to ensure that they reach their maximum potential.

Mainline train lines and bus routes make this school accessible.

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 this ASD Post you will need to:

*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
*Teaching Assistant experience is essential, also previous experience with Autism and challenging behaviour

Please send through your resume to Linzi on or you can call me on 0207 8455450and press option 3.

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