Axcis Education are currently looking for a teaching assistant with SEND experience to work in an excellent special school in Maidenhead (Berkshire).The successful candidate will provide classroom support in the classroom to children aged between 4-16 years old.
This role will start in September and will be on a full time basis between the hours of 8.30-16.00 Monday to Friday term time only. For the right candidate this position could be available for the duration of the academic year . This is a fantastic opportunity for a teaching assistant that wants to gain experience at an excellent school with fantastic facilities.
The School is a special free schoolfor children and young people with a primary diagnosis of autism. It currently caters for a maximum of 92 pupils between the ages of 4 and 16 years.
The aim of the school is to provide a suitable environment with a high level of therapeutic support and excellent teaching to allow pupils with autism to achieve their full potential and to make the most of their intelligence, focus and skills.
Some key facts about the school
oMaximum of 8 pupils per class
o96 pupils at capacity
oNational curriculum - modified to suit the individual needs of each child/young person
Previous experience of working with physical disabilities and severe learning difficultieis not a requirement but would be a benefit. Many of the children in the school are non verbal and therefore the ability to use communication aids such as PECS and Makaton would be an advantage although you will be provided with ongoing training throughout your role.
Axcis offer candidates a range of CPD courses - including (but not limited to): L2 Safeguarding, Autism Awareness and Team Teach.
If you are interested in the above position or you require any further information please contact Danny Webb at Axcis Education on 0207 580 2956
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.