Autism Support Worker
An exciting opportunity has arisen within a specialist SEN school in East London, borough of Barking & Dagenham. An Ofsted 'Outstanding' school in East London are seeking an expereinced autism support worker willing to work as a SEN teaching assistant to start immediately.
Due to a high influx of student referrals, an additional class is being created. The class will consist of 6 students, all of which are on the autistic spectrum. Additional to the successful applicant of this post, there will also be 3 Autism Support Worker /Teaching assistant's present within the class.
Knowledge and experience of working with Autism is essential as these children will be entering a new environment, therefore will require a clear and concise structure. The school need someone to hit the ground running with a wide berth of knowledge and ideas.
- Experience of teaching in a Special School environment or experience working with young adults with autism
- Experience working with young people with ASD and SEMH
- Experience of working with young people with complex needs, including OCD, PDA, ADHD
- Experience of successfully delivering a differentiated curriculum to pupils with a wide range of needs
Experience of dealing with challenging behaviours is also of importance as this students are struggling from the lack of consistency. They have been moved from their mainstream school to this specialist setting and that change can be unsettling, therefore this can also cause frustration which may lead in to challenging behaviours.
It is important to create a calm yet interactive environment. The school has fantastic facilities and resources which will allow you to access any equipment needed to make this happen.
Important Notice: In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do. Applicants are required to attend a face to face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Reeson Education is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. All of our employees are trained in Safer Recruitment as standard. It is Reeson Educations policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Reeson Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients