Teaching Assistant – Autism – East London - Immediate Start
We are looking for a teaching assistant to work with autistic children immediately at a primary school in Newham for a long term role through till July.
** Teaching Assistant for Non-Verbal and Verbal Children
** Early Years and Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant
** Long Term Teaching Assistant role in Newham, East London
**Small Group intervention Work – Teaching Assistant
** 1:1 Teaching Assistant
** Additional communication training such as Makaton and PECs a bonus
The successful Teaching Assistant will be working in a medium-sized primary school with a large and well-resourced SEN provision.
The school caters for a wide range of Special Educational Needs, they have several children on the autistic spectrum and now need an additional teaching assistant in this area to work with children in Early Years and Key Stage 1 from this month.
Applicants for this teaching assistant role should be exceptional communicators and strong team-players, able to fit in well with the supportive staff-team at the school. We are looking for a pro-active and enthusiastic teaching assistant who can bring to the post lots of ideas and a passion for working with SEN children. Previous experience working with autism is essential for this role, ideally within a primary school environment with children aged 4-7.
As an experienced teaching assistant, you should have experience delivering specialist interventions with autistic children and/or children with speech & language difficulties.
Previous training in alternative communication techniques such as PECS or Makaton would be advantageous to the role but not essential. The school offers on-going training so an excellent placement for an experienced Teaching Assistant to develop their skills further.
If interested in this teaching assistant role and available for an immediate start, please send your CV for consideration and we will be in touch to discuss in more detail if your experience and qualifications match the criteria we are looking for.