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Job title: ASD TA
Location: Matlock, Derbyshire
Industry: SEN
Salary: Up to £70 per day
Reference: 0000152918_1585044341
Contact name: Aspire People Limited
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Job description

ASD Teaching Assistant l Matlock

Aspire are working with a community-focused Primary school in Matlock who are looking for several positive Teaching Assistants specialising in ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) to work on a long term placement starting at Easter until Summer.

Are you experienced working with young people with autism? Can you use your knowledge and enthusiasm to help children to develop both socially and academically?

These ASD Teaching Assistant roles will involve working on a one to one basis with key stage 2 pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorder within a warm and friendly primary school in Matlock. You will be supporting the student across a range of activities and lessons pre-set by the class teacher, but may need to adapt these to suit the individual needs of the child; so you will need a pro-active and flexible approach. Structure and routine are important for these pupils and you will need to be patient. These positions are specifically for TA's that have experience dealing with pupils with autism.

This developing primary school caters for around 300 children aged 3 to 11 years old. They aim to provide the best quality education to help every child succeed in a safe and happy environment. With a supportive staff team and good communication, they help pupils to learn key life skills with a focus on 'respect' for all; supporting pupils in becoming caring members of the community.

To be successful in this ASD Teaching Assistant role you will need;
*Experience working with SEND; specifically ASD
*Strong behaviour management with patience
*Good literacy, numeracy and communication skills
*A positive attitude and flexible approach
*Team Teach or similar de-escalation training (beneficial)

When you apply with Aspire, you get:
*Competitive rates of pay
*Professional support from our team of experienced consultants
*Opportunities to progress your career
*Ongoing career advice from a dedicated consultant
*Free face to face CPD courses

We have recently won the business of the this cluster of schools within the Derbyshire Dales, they are incredibly warm and welcoming and have been very informative with the specific requirements of these roles.

Aspire are building a unique and lasting relationship with this school which has gone from strength to strength largely due to Aspires approach to sourcing and supplying candidates. We don't do one size fits all and square pegs into round holes. We listen to our clients and candidates and find them the right roles for the right schools.

Aspire is a incredibly popular and busy agency with excellent benefit schemes for example:

Work 10 days with us and be awarded £100 tax free!
Refer a friend schemes worth up to £250
Personal local consultants
Rewards for Schools too!

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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