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ASD Specific Teaching Assistant

Job title: ASD Specific Teaching Assistant
Location: Wolverhampton
Industry: SEN
Salary: £75 - £85 per day
Reference: 0000151826_1604317120
Contact name: Aspire People Limited
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Job description

Are you a Teaching Assistant experienced in working with Autism?

I am recruiting for an Autism Specialist Teaching Assistant to work with a 7 year old child who has severe Autism. This is to work within a large SEN School in Wolverhampton. This school is well equipped and accommodates pupils from 2-18yrs old. They are looking for somebody to work with the child and develop their education and social abilities with some 1-2-1 work as well as assisting in the classroom.

We have been working with this school for 4 years and have had brilliant feedback from many of the staff we have placed there. Our previous candidates have commented on how happy and welcoming both children and staff are. As well as having a supportive team within the school I am always available to offer support where needed.

As a full time Teaching Assistant working with ASD we and the school will expect you to;

-Have a high understanding of ASD and the range of needs the pupil may have
-Be an active thinker as the pupil tends to lash out through their needs and not want to participate with the task in hand
-Have a calm approach to the pupil and build a positive relationship
-Be able to support the development of the child's social and emotional development using THRIVE

This is a great opportunity to work within a one of the best SEN schools in the area with the potential to secure a permanent post at the end.

I am keen to speak with ASD experienced Teaching Assistants who have worked within a SEN School for at least 12months. Autism Awareness training is essential. If you think this role is for you please apply and I will be in touch shortly!

If you are interested in finding out more about Aspire People head to our website

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.
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