Autism Specialist - Term Time Only

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Hillingdon, North West London

Ref: 3976Wednesday 31 January 2024

£450 -£500 per week

Autism Specialist Term Time Only - School Based - £450 - £500 per week PAYE

  • £450 - £500 PAYE Per Week - Weekly Payment
  • Hillingdon
  • Accessible via public transport
  • Full-time (term time only)
  • January 2024 Start
  • Excellent ongoing training and career progression
  • A lovely family feel within the school and a fantastic opportunity to kickstart your career in SEND support

Are you passionate about helping and giving back to people?

Are you looking for a new role that gives you genuine job satisfaction?

Do you want to help young people by giving them the education they deserve?

I am currently working with a fantastic SEND school based in Hillingdon. They seek an Autism Specialist to join a supportive and positive team.

This position is full-time and has an immediate start date. If you really want to kick start your career in SEND support, this is your role!

In this Autism Specialist role, you would encounter various students with Autism / ASC and various learning difficulties.

You would be required to work alongside a team of Speech and Language Therapists and Art Therapists.

This position best suits someone with experience supporting children and young people in 121 settings.

You would have primary responsibility of one pupil; however, there would be a requirement to assist across other classes if needed.

What to expect as an Autism Support Worker

  • Integrating the creative arts into the curriculum such as music, art, drama and dance
  • As an Autism Support Worker, you will participate in a wide range of activities to promote the pupils' cognitive, cultural, social, physical, and emotional well-being.
  • You must work alongside the teacher to create a plan and deliver learning activities
  • You must monitor how the children are developing and set targets for them to reach
  • Work alongside different professionals, including nurses, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Langauge Therapists.
  • As an Autism Support Worker, you will have to interact with the children through the use of play-based and sensory-related activities.

The Ideal Autism Support Worker

  • Has a personal interest in working with young people with Autism and associated learning difficulties
  • Already has some experience working with children with Special needs
  • The ideal Autism Support Worker will be able to build strong and meaningful relationships with staff and students
  • Perhaps you are a recent Graduate and you are looking to kickstart your career in an SEN School setting
  • The ideal Autism Support Worker will have a positive, patient, and proactive personality type with a desire to learn.

Interested in hearing more?

If you are interested in this position or want to know more about who we are and what other SEN jobs we have, you can contact Caitlin McSherry @ PS Inclusion. You can also apply by responding to this advert!

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in this role. However, we will keep your CV, and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEN career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this. By applying for this role, you consent to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your details in our fully encrypted database, per the new GDPR requirements.

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