SEN TA - Barking & Dagenham
- Full-time SEN TA
- Secondary Autism support
- Key Stages 3
- Well resources SEN School
- East London - Barking & Dagenham
- £70 - £90 per day - depending on experience
A successful SEN School in Barking have a vacancy for a Special Needs Teaching Assistant to support Autism.
The successful School provides students with Special Needs aged 11 - 16 years with access to education through a highly differentiated curriculum, intervention and support. Students at this School have a primary diagnosis of Autism and many have other associated SEN needs such as ADHD, ODD and SLCN. A large majority of the pupils are non-verbal.
The setup of the classes are small class sizes of a 1-4 ratio children to adult and each class has a Teacher and multiple TA's. The staff are passionate individuals who work collaboratively to offer the best and most flexible teaching methods for their students. They understand that each and every student comes with a different set of challenges and only after careful planning and building relationships with these pupils will they see progress and success with students hitting relevant targets in their learning and social development.
This is a training School who provide immense training and development to its staff, promote from within and can boast a highly supportive and positive working environment.
As a Classroom Assistant for Key Stage 3 pupils with Autism, you will be required to support the Class Teacher in delivering tailored education programmes. You will be a calm and resilient personality, able to remain calm in stressful situations and deescalate challenging behaviour. You must have a sound understanding of Autism - behaviours, triggers, sensory learning, behaviour and teaching strategies. Someone who has made use of communication tools such as PECS and Makaton will be ideal for this role. Your ultimate goal is to help pupils break down barriers they have to learning and achieve every day!
The rewards are endless when you are successful in this educational setting and for the right candidate, the School also has generous funding for this role.