Autism Teaching Assistant - Merton

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Merton, South West London

Ref: 4859Monday 29 April 2024

£90 - £110 PAYE;

Autism Teaching Assistant - Merton *** SEN School for Autism/ASC, Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), and Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) ***

Full-Time, ASAP Start, Temp to Permanent 

£90 - £110 PAYE, Weekly Payment

 

Parker Smith Inclusion is recruiting a passionate and personable Autism Teaching Assistant to join an Outstanding SEN school in South West London. This position is to start immediately on a full-time (term time only) basis. This is a perfect opportunity to learn on the job and gain practical experience, especially if you are an aspiring Educational Psychologist, Child Psychologist, Therapist, or Teacher!

 

About the school

  • A highly reputable and creative SEN school
  • A school for secondary age group children with Autism/ASC, Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), and Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD)
  • Many pupils are non-verbal with such a wide range of learning difficulties
  • Ofsted 'Outstanding'
  • Strong leadership
  • Providing sensory stimulating activities and a personalised curriculum
  • Providing a safe and creative learning environment for pupils
  • Taking their staff's well-being seriously
  • Easily accessible via public transport (both underground and overground)
  • Free parking on-site

 

About the role

  • Providing classroom support
  • 7 students per class with a minimum of 3 support staff
  • Literacy and Numeracy support
  • Building a good relationship with the child you are working with
  • Interacting with children through play-based and sensory-related activities
  • Assisting the class teacher with planning, preparing, and delivering learning activities as well as monitoring and assessing children’s achievement and progress
  • Managing behavioural challenges
  • Working closely with a multidisciplinary team including Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists. 

 

About you

  • Has experience working with children and young people with Autism / ASC
  • Has personal interests in supporting children and young people with Autism / ASC and complex needs
  • A positive, proactive, and patient individual who has a can-do attitude and is willing to learn
  • A team player and has great communication skills
  • Being able to build good working relationships with students and staff

 

Autism Teaching Assistant | SEN Jobs | Education Jobs | Morden, South West London | ASAP Start

 

If you are interested in this Autism Teaching Assistant role, please apply below or contact Heeji Moon at Parker Smith Inclusion.

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