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ASD (Autism) SEN Teaching Assistant required for Primary School

Job Details

  • Reference Number: ASDAU24670
  • Region: West Midlands, Birmingham
  • Salary: 50 - 70 per Day
  • Position: Support Staff
  • Open: 27-09-2016
  • Close: N/A

Job Description

If you are experienced supporting pupils with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) in a school, specialist or care setting then this could be the role for you! Monarch Education are working in partnership with a welcoming and inclusive Primary School in South Birmingham who are looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working, highly motivated Teaching Assistant to provide 1:1 support for an identified pupil with Autism (ASD) The school requires an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant who is: *experienced supporting pupils or adults with Autism; must have a strong understanding of how a pupil's need can be met within a mainstream setting *confident managing challenging behaviour in the classroom and using de-escalation techniques. Team-Teach trained is not essential but would be a great advantage *skilled working with pupils with communication difficulties; PECS training is advantageous but not essential *able to demonstrate the impact you have had a child's progress and development The school is a large multicultural Primary school in South Birmingham. You would be joining a well established, supportive and welcoming SEN support team, where you would be well supported within your role and development would be highly encouraged. The school serves a diverse catchment area with a number of students on roll from minority ethnic backgrounds who speak English as an Additional Language. The school have a very harmonious and inclusive education policy in which all students are given the support and skills to succeed in education and beyond. Monarch Education has been working with schools across Birmingham for over 8 years and has built up an excellent reputation for putting our staff first. The schools we work with appreciate the positive relationships we build with our teachers and this is evident when they speak to our staff. If this sounds like the next step in your career then please send your CV along with a short cover letter describing why you would be perfect for the role to Monarch Education. You will then be contacted by one of our consultants. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all candidates as well as adhering to strict Safeguarding procedures. Your application will be subject to 2 educational references and an enhanced DBS check.