Autism Support Assistant

Autism Support Assistant
  • £70 - £80 per day
  • Long-Term
  • Leeds, West Yorkshire, England Leeds West Yorkshire South Holland
Job Ref: SENTA1291
Sector: Special Education
Date Added: 05 August 2022

Do you have previous experience of supporting children and young people with autism?

Are you currently looking for a new and rewarding role where every day will be different?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

At Career Teachers we are currently looking for teaching assistants to join a specialist setting in a central location of Leeds. These are full-time roles due to begin this September and run until the end of the academic year, with the view of going permanent for the right candidate.

Role specifics:

- You will be supporting vulnerable young people who have autism and other additional learning needs. This will be on both a 1:1 and small group basis, under the guidance of the class teacher.

- You will be responsible for ensuring that the students stay engaged in learning and activities, using a flexible and adaptable approach to make sure that all students needs are catered for and that the classroom is inclusive.

-Experience using communication aids such as Makaton and PECs would be advantageous but training on these can be provided.

-You will be supporting students and managing challenging behaviours, therefore the ideal candidate must be confident in their ability to de-escalate situations and manage situations effectively.

Relevant qualifications to childcare or SEND would be beneficial but experience, whether in an educational or residential setting, is essential. The school caters for students from EYFS to 19 years old and has excellent resources available to make sure that all students needs are taken care of. This is a welcoming school, rated outstanding by Ofsted who are hoping to find people who share their commitment and vision for learning.

If you are interested in a new, rewarding opportunity and believe you have the right skillset to make a difference as a teaching assistant please click apply now and we will be in touch.

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

- Attend an interview in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

Career Teachers
19/09/2022 14:03:42
GBP 70 80 day
Contact Consultant:
Ella Marshall

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