Are you a recently graduated student who wants to gain experience working as a TA with children within special needs?
Axcis want to hear from you.
We are recruiting for teaching assistants in a variety of mainstream and special needs schools around the Somerset area.
You need to have experience working with children and ideally you will have experience working with with learning disabilities such as autism, Asperger's, downs syndrome, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties. The hours will be 8:30-3:30pm and you need to be flexible working in a variety of settings and with a host of children with different needs. Some may be non verbal and you may have to do some personal care, knowledge of Makaton or PECS would be advantageous.
If you are a caring, friendly and patient individual seeking to gain experience within the special needs sector then this could be just the kind of role you're looking for. A positive can- do attitude and resilience would make you a great teaching assistant. Even though the role is on a supply basis, there is the opportunity to be flexible with your time and work up to five days a week.
Axcis is the leading supplier of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) staff in England and Wales and we offer excellent training opportunities, including CPD training sessions on Autism Awareness, Team Teach, Behaviour Management and Non-verbal Communication. As sponsors of the National Autistic Society and National Association for Special Educational Needs, we consider ourselves to be the ethical agency and have helped to fund numerous training and support initiatives which have helped to spread awareness and good practice.
If you are not interested in this role but know someone else who might be, don't forget that we offer up to £250 in shopping vouchers if you refer a friend to us and we place them in the job. For more details, contact your local Axcis office.
This is a temporary position.
Axcis is an equal opportunities employer and as such we do not discriminate based on age, gender, disability, race or any other equal opportunities criteria.
The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
As such, you will be required to provide an up to date CRB/DBS, or be prepared to allow Axcis to process one on your behalf, in addition to other mandatory compliance checks in line with the DfE guidelines (for details please see our website).
Axcis Education is an employment agency offering temporary supply work for daily, short-term and long-term assignments in addition to permanent positions.
You must be suitably qualified for the position advertised and be prepared to attend a face to face interview with Axcis to demonstrate your suitability for this role.
Salary / Pay Rate will be dependent on your skills and experience.